FG To organise Rice Fair In Abuja, Rivers, Lagos, Others
Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbeh

Federal Government has declared its intention to organise rice fair in Abuja, Lagos, Enugu and Rivers States in order to show the bountiful harvest of Nigerian rice.

This came through the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh who disclosed this recently in Abuja when he held a meeting with Rice Farmers Association in Nigeria (RIFAN).

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He said; “We are going to meet in about two weeks and organise rice fair beginning in Lagos, Abuja, Enugu, Port Harcourt and one or two other cities to showcase the achievements of Nigeria in rice production.”

“There are those who do not believe that Nigerian rice exists but we know they do and we are very proud of the millers for their tenacity, investments and pains they have gone through in the last few years in trying to respond to a national call,” he stressed.