Rice Farmers Association Of Nigeria (Rifan)
It’s just few weeks to Christmas celebrations, traders especially rice sellers and buyers in markets across the state lament hike in price of imported goods. Legit.ng visited popular Lagos markets and confirm thus.
Kamfanin dillancin labarai na Najeriya (NAN) ya ruwaito cewa Nanono da ministan al'adu da yada labarai, Lai Mohammed, sun jagoranci masu ruwa da tsaki da kuma rundunar 'yan jaridu don duba kamfanonin gyaran shinkafa da ke Kura.
The minister during the tour with his colleague from the ministry of information, culture and tourism, Lai Mohammed, said the partial closure of the Nigerian borders is for the good of the nation.
The minister who spoke on the border closure by the Buhari's government, said most farmers in the country were currently smiling to the banks as a result of border closure.
As Nigerians are preparing to celebrate Christmas, Lagos state government is set to crash the price of rice so that residents of the state can buy it at affordable price.
Despite the controversies generated by the closure of land borders by the federal government, Hameed Ali, the comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service, has said that the country stands to get mutually rewarding benefits.