The minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has alerted Nigerians of eight ships filled with low quality rice being imported into Nigeria from Singapore.

Ogbeh who disclosed this at the mid-term town-hall meeting of the federal government in Abuja on Tuesday, May 16 said the ship are currently heading to Nigeria.
He said:

Information reaching us indicates that 8 ships loaded with low quality rice are heading to Benin Republic to enter Nigeria, but we are waiting for them.

The minister further warned that the federal government would not allow the importation of sub-standard rice or any other goods into Nigeria anymore.

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