The Lagos State Government is to establish a rice mill capable of processing 20 metric tonnes of
rice per hour in Kebbi.
Governor Akinwumi Ambode, made the disclosure in Birnin
Kebbi on Saturday while addressing newsmen at the end
of his one day official visit to the state.
He said this was as part of the
Memorandum of Understanding
(MoU) signed between the state
and Kebbi State Government.
The governor, who was accompanied on the visit by Mexican investors, said the mill would be completed within six
He said the MoU was to strengthen the drive to end the
importation of rice and ensure food security.
Ambode said the collaboration would also enable the two states provide employment for their
teeming population and improve
He said the MoU included
collaboration on developing livestock, fish, sorghum and