minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobirihas said that most African nations have turned into a dumping ground for undesirable nourishments. He said that most nourishment exporters in Europe and Asia have exploited the sustenance emergencies in the mainland to ship nourishments not reasonable for our wellbeing. He announced that the Buhari-drove administration would not acknowledge that again as it will hugely put resources into the Agricultural area.
Africa over the years have become a dumping ground for poisonous food imported from Asia and other continents. Nigeria alone is spending $20 billion annually on food importation. The food that passes through the border between Benin Republic and Nigeria are mostly deadly food. Benin Republic people don’t even eat them but allow those commodities to come into our country. The frozen chicken contains formalin preservation used for corpses, and the bags of rice from Asia have been in their warehouses for more than 15 years, and have lost nutritional value, which they ship down to Nigerians and other African countries to eat. Those countries where these commodities come from are intentionally frustrating our agricultural policies, programmes and farmers. It is an act to kill our economy. We cannot allow these things to continue because is killing our people.