Rice importers owe FG N36.5bn unpaid duties —Agric minister

“The sum of N36.56 billion is owed the Federal Government by foreign importers of rice (and a few local ones), who wish to run their own rice policy.” That was said by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina while speaking with media executives in Lagos, on Tuesday. He added that contrary to speculations in a section of the media, “there is no N40 billion missing, rather, there is N36.56 billion owed to the Federal Government.” Dr Akinwumi said that the Federal Government ...
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Added January 13, 2015
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