Information reaching 9ja news says President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that nobody importing food or fertilizer should be given foreign exchange from the Central Bank.
“I am restating it that nobody importing food or fertilizer should be given foreign exchange from the Central Bank”.
He says no money will be paid to import food instead local farmers and producers will be empowered.
“We will not pay a kobo of our foreign reserves to import food or fertilizer. We will instead empower local farmers and producers”.
The President added that there are “a lot of able-bodied young people willing to work, and agriculture is the answer”.
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