COVID-19: Release Bags of Rice Seized – PMB Orders Custom
Following the call by Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigeria Custom Service to release all bag of rice seized for immediate distribution across the nation.
This was made known by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed who announcer this dicing a media briefing in Abuja on Monday.
This is another measure by the government to maintain the effect of Coronavirus in the country.
She said, “The President has approved grains from the Stategic Grains Reserves. 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.
Recall that few days ago, RMD made the call asking the government to release all food seized by the Customs so it can be used to help people during this time.
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