The Head of Procurement, Lula Rice Mill, in Gombe, Mr Ahmed Bamusa, on Thursday said the Federal Government’s intervention in agriculture had attracted investments in rice production.
Bamusa said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe.
According to him, investors are now interested in investing money in rice production in Gombe State, due to the intervention.
He said that if the efforts were sustained, Nigeria could become the biggest exporter of rice in Africa in the near future, while boosting food security.
“We started in 2019, and today we are already working towards expanding our production because of the demands.
”We take demands from Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Ogun and other parts of the country.
“Go round, you will see that many people are now investing in one form of rice value chain or the other.
”This is how our economy will be diversified, and agriculture holds the key,” he said.
Bamusa said that…
Source: Guardian Newspaper