COVID-19: President Buhari Orders Immediate Release Of Seized Bags of Rice To Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday instructed the Nigeria Customs Service, to release all the seized bags of rice for immediate distribution in a bid to cushion the effect of the coronavirus in the country.

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this during a media briefing in Abuja.

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The President has approved the distribution of grains from strategic grain reserves across the 36 states.

The Nigeria Customs Service has in its custody a lot of rice that has been seized and there is one hundred and fifty trucks of rice that is now been handed over to the humanitarian ministry for distribution to the states across the country” she said.

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