Worried by the repeated banning of some Nigerian agricultural produce from European countries, the Nigerian-Belgian Chamber of Commerce has called for the speedy passage of Nigeria’s Food Safety Bill.
NBCC’s President, Tunde Okoya, made the call in Lagos at the organisation’s Breakfast Meeting, noting that it was imperative for the National Assembly to expedite action in the passage of the bill.
The federal government of Nigeria is reportedly considering bio-diesel as an alternative source of fuel for farmers to enhance food production and supply.
This is following the high cost of diesel in the country!
The Kaduna State Coordinator of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dadi Nantim Mullah has enjoined operators of bakeries and sachet water factories to make cleanliness their top priority.
He made this point while speaking in the State, during a raid to seal up bakeries and sachet water factories, especially the ones that did not meet up with the NAFDAC standard.
Dangote Flour Mills has reportedly reopened its plant in Kano with plans to grow wheat in the state. The plant was shut down by Tiger Branded Consumer Goods of South Africa following its acquisition of the flour mill.
The reopening ceremony and commissioning of new machinery at the plant location in Kano also witnessed the rewarding of distributors at various categories.
Speaking recently at the commissioning of the plant in Kano, President/CEO, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote assured stakeholders that the mill which is back for production and will not be shut for any interest.He noted that he would be looking forward to venturing into farming in the State where the company can create jobs especially through the flour mill.