The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that NEMA Director General, Mustapha Maihajja, was at Apapa Port where he received rice theconsignment loaded in 271 containers.
Maihajja said that the rice would be transported directly to various designated warehouses for distribution to victims of Book Haram insurgency in six states of the North East.
“The rice arrived in 271 containers and was being transported to the locations on Monday.
On the quality of the rice, the NEMA boss said that the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and NAFDAC have tested samples of the rice and certified the product for consumption before accepting the gift.
“The vehicles carrying the rice are being tracked. We have never had diversion of goods to IDPs before and there would be no problem with this rice, “ he assured. (NAN)