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Fed Govt Embarks on Large Scale Production of Rice

15 Jan 2013

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Minister for State Agricultural and Rural Development, Dr. Bukar Tijani



MATTHEW ONAH

The  administration of President Goodluck Jonathan  is totally committed  to ensure rice sufficiency in the country by 2015.

The feat which will be achieved in two seasonal farming cycle  in a given year will ensure the stoppage to importation of the product by 2015.

This was disclosed  by the Minister for State Agricultural and Rural Development, Dr. Bukar Tijani, while flagging off the ceremony for the distribution of PADDY Rice seedlings and fertilizer,  to farmers in Lokoja, Kogi State.
*details  to come later

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