Minister Commissions ₦12B Ultra-Modern Rice Processing Mill in Anambra
The Hon. Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri was at Igbariam, Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State, where he commissioned Coscharis Ultra-Modern Rice Processing Mill during the week.
During the event, the Hon. Minister commended Coscharis Group for their investment in Agriculture as it will boost the country’s production of rice which is the commonest staple food consumed in Nigeria with our large population.
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Anambra State Governor, Mr. Willie Obiano, Kebbi State Governor, Sen. Abubakar Bagudu were among the dignitaries who joined the Hon. Shehuri to commission the ₦12 billion ultra-modern rice processing mill.
In the remark of the President, Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka, he said “we want to process paddy harvested from our farm in Anaku into best quality rice. We want to contribute significantly to the government’s efforts to ensure food sufficiency through local production of rice. In addition, we want to set the pace for production of best quality local rice that will cause our people to change their preference from imported rice to locally milled rice which is known to be rich with important nutrients.