Nigeria Government Approves Maize Importation As Food Short-falls

The government of Nigeria through the apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted approval to four agro-processing companies to import 262,000 tons of maize and corn in the bid to complement an anticipated shortage of the commodity in the country. This was disclosed in an internal memo of the Nigeria Customs Service seen dated August 6, 2020, as endorsed by the deputy comptroller–general, T.M Isa (Tariff and Trade), which also was confirmed to this newspaper by the service’s public relations officer, Joseph Attah. “In line with government policy…

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