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Despite N171.4bn support to farmers, local rice eludes Nigerians

Despite N171.4 billion spent by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on farmers under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) over the past three years, local rice is still not available in major markets across Nigeria. Godwin Emefiele, CBN governor, recently said that the apex bank as at March 2019 has committed N171.35 billion to 920,788…

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