Maize Importation Ban: CBN insists Nigerian farmers will provide missing 4.5 metrics tones

Maize Importation Ban

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has assured that local farmers will bridge maize demand gap in Nigeria, vowing to resist importation of the crop into the country. Emefiele, who stated this at the unveiling of the first maize pyramid and flag-off of the 2021 Maize wet season farming under the CBN-Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, in Kastina, yesterday, also urged Nigerian youths to embrace agriculture, assuring that the bank was ready to support them in the sector. He said the CBN…

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