Rice mill to be located in Benue as FG okays N13bn for agriculture

Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina

Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina

The Federal government has approved N13bn for the Agriculture, channeled towards establishing 10 rice mills and 6 cassava mills in the country.

Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina, disclosed this on Wednesday.

According to the minister,  the 10 rice mills with the capacity of 360,000 metric tonnes, will  be located in Kogi, Kaduna, Kebbi, Zamfara,  Niger, Benue, Bayelsa, Bauchi, Ogun and Nasarawa states.

Source: Daily Times

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