Local Farmers Praise CBN Over Ban on Maize Import


Dr Edwin Uche, Chairman of Farmers under the aegis of Maize Growers Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) said applauded CBN's decision to halt maize importation.

He said “It will also assist local farmers get reasonable pricing for their efforts because we have the capacity to grow maize in this country instead of importing the commodity,’’

Other farmers added “We the farmers have been expecting this ban on maize importation simply because when the right environment is created and the right support is given; farmers in Nigeria can grow sufficient maize for industrial use, local consumption and also for export,’’

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