President Buhari warns CBN against Food Import

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned the Central Bank of Nigeria against issuing any kobo of the country’s reserves for the importation of food items and fertilizer.

 The President gave the warning at a closed session of the National Food Security Council saying he will pass it down in writing that ”nobody importing food should be given money.

He emphasised the need to boost local agriculture as government rolls out the economic sustainability plans and sets goal for National food security.
President Buhari also directed blenders of fertilizer to convey their products directly to State governments so as to skip the cartel of transporters undermining efforts at successfully delivering the products to users at reasonable costs.

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