Welcome to 9jaflaver

HOME | MUSICS | FREEBEAT | VIDEOS | NEWS | TECHS | JOKES | COMEDY VIDEOS | CONTACT US

Celebrity News | 9ja foods / recipes | 9ja Musics | 9ja News | Education | Fashion | Football Updates | Freebeats | Lifestyle | Funny Photos

Like us on facebook | Follow us on twitter

You Can Email Us:- [email protected]

Follow Us On Instagram Here

Quick Contact
23408114624972

Music Producers Send Us Your Freebeats /Instrumentals Let's Promote It For Free Here

Upcoming Artistes:- Promote your music on 9jaflaver Here

DOWNLOAD 9JAFLAVER ANDROID APP HERE

Call Ego Catering Services Now For All Your Quality Dishes, Event Planning, Cakes, e.t.c (Click Here)



« | »

“50kg Bag Of Rice Now Sells For N8,000 In Ebonyi” – CBN

“50kg Bag Of Rice Now Sells For N8,000 In Ebonyi” – CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria Tuesday in Yenagoa said that a 50 kg bag of Nigeria rice is selling in Ebonyi for N8,000.

This was disclosed by the Acting Director, Corporate Communication, CBN, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, in Bayelsa State.

Speaking at a sensitization workshop for the CBN Anchor programme for farmers, he said: “We should eat Nigerian rice provided for by the CBN Anchor Programme; 50 Kg of local rice is now N8, 000 in Ebonyi. Already, the Abia Government has ordered rice from Ebonyi for Christmas,”.

He said that the Anchor Borrowers Programme for the promotion of Agriculture has set the country to begin exportation of rice by 2017.

According to him, farmers in Kebbi, Jigawa, Ebonyi, Sokoto and Cross River states, among others, have already keyed into the programme, resulting in massive rice cultivation. He said the country would achieve self-sustenance in rice production if the momentum was sustained, adding that the country should commence exportation of locally produced rice by 2017.

Okorafor said Kebbi State had already harvested one million tons of rice, adding that Ebonyi’s harvest had outstripped the earmarked production for the year.

“The development is encouraging and by the end of 2017, we will not only meet our national demand which is between six and seven million tons but have surplus to export.

“We must rid ourselves of eating foreign rice that has been stored for over nine years in Thailand, Vietnam and India. Nigerian rice is fresh and healthier.

He further said: “What we have done with this programme so far is to create jobs through farming, especially for the unemployed youths.

“Nigerian youths must wake up, dust themselves up and join this worthy campaign.

“Remember that the status of our farmers is now better due to the support they are receiving as a result of government’s policy. Our currency is weak because we engaged in needless importation of all kinds of food stuffs, including tooth picks; the government is determined to stop this.”

The Branch Controller, CBN, Yenagoa, Mr. Oke Nwajah, said the state was blessed with rich wet soil that supported rice cultivation. He therefore, urged the farmers to take pride in farming, adding that the Anchor Borrowers Programme was an intervention to reduce their burden.

Click Here To Comment On This Post

THANK YOU FOR VISITING 9jaflaver.com WE HOPE TO SEE YOU COME VISIT AGAIN
You can go through other informative, and entertaining posts here on 9jaflaver, and you can even comment at the buttom of this post. THANK YOU

Follow Us On Instagram Here

Follow us on twitter Here

Like us on facebook Here

Posted by on November 30, 2016.

Categories: 9ja news

There is love in sharing

0 Responses

Don't Just Read A Post And Go, Comment Below To Make The Post Lively

Do You Have Something To Say? Comment In The Box Below

Your Name Below

NOTE:- After Dropping your comment, keep calm, it will take 5mins before it appears.

« | »


9jaflaver Face Of The Week

Name:- Blisz Onogwu
Occupation:- Student / Model
Call / BBM Pin:- 5C043FDD
Instagram:- IG_Bliszonogwu

Wish to be our face of the week? Send your photos, phone number, instagram handle to us via whatsapp:- 08114624972 or email:- [email protected]


Advertise | About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Content Removal | DMCA

Like us on facebook | Follow us on twitter
Copyright © 2016 9jaflaver
Powered By: 9jaflaver