Rice millers express fear, raise alarm over massive smuggling of foreign rice

The FG has been called on to urgently curb the illicit inflow of foreign rice and freeze the accounts of the smugglers as the nation’s economy is being endangered by these acts. The alarm was raised by the National President, RIMAN, Peter Dama, in a statement made available to Sunday Vanguard, as activities of smugglers of the commodity intensify.

“While we praise the Nigerian Government on its efforts to ensure the growth in the Nigerian Rice sector, we are deeply concerned about the heavy rises in the smuggling of foreign rice into our markets all over the country through the and borders…"

Source: Vanguard
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