Monday, February 4, 2019

FG To Ban Importation Of Tomato Paste Soon To Encourage Local Production

The Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Audu Ogbeh today in Kano, said the Federal Government will place final ban on the importation of tomatoes paste before the end of 2019, ostensibly to encourage massive local production.

Ogbeh who was on fact finding tour alongside, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele to Dangote Tomato process plant at Kadawa in Garun-Mallam local government of Kano state, today, said that the Federal Government will embark on tomato revolution across the country as part of its diversification policy in agriculture.