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Covid – 19 : FG to distribute Rice Seized by Custom

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President Buhari has issued an order to the Nigeria Customs Service NCS to release for immediate distribution, bags of rice seized from smugglers.

FG to distribute Rice Seized by Custom

President Buhari has issued an order to the Nigeria Customs Service NCS to release for immediate distribution, bags of rice seized from smugglers.

Buhari Orders Customs To Release Seized Bags Of Rice For Distributions

Buhari said this directive will help reduce the suffering brought about by coronavirus and serve as part of the palliative measures by the Federal government to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, announced this during a media briefing in Abuja on Monday morning.

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“The President has approved grains from the Stategic Grains Reserves.

The Nigeria Customs Service has in its custody a lot of rice that has been seized and there is one hundred and fifty trucks of rice that is now been handed over to the humanitarian ministry for distribution to the states across the country” she said..

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