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By Bashir Bello and Abdulmumini Murtala
KANO — The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday said that Nigeria’s integrated mills have increased drastically from 10 to 60 within a period of six years.
This was also as he boasted that Nigerian milled rice can now compete favourably and match the foreign brand.
Emefiele disclosed this while commissioning the multi-billion naira Gerawa Ultra modern rice mill factory with 420 metric tonnes per day capacity and flag-off of the 2nd phase with 560 metric tonnes per day capacity in Kano.
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Source: Vanguard Newspaper