• Nigeria imports over N7trn food items annually – Ogbeh

    Nigeria imports over N7trn food items annually – Ogbeh

    Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh yesterday reeled out worrisome statistics, which showed that the country spends over $22 billion (N7trillion) annually on importation of various food items like wheat, rice, fish, and poultry products among others.

    But the Federal Government said the continued importation of products that could be produced locally was a big threat to local production.

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who unveiled the agricultural roadmap christened: “The green alternative: Agriculture promotion policy-2016-2020”, said the government was […]