President Muhammadu Buhari was present at the grounds of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) in the nation’s capital on Tuesday to unveil bags of rice paddy numbering one million stacked as pyramids.
The one million rice paddy stacked in 15 separate pyramids is an initiative by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)in collaboration with the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN).
The bags of rice were planted and harvested from states across the country under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).
Also in attendance were Governors of five states including Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi; Kebbi, Atiku Bagudu; Cross River, Prof. Ben Ayade; Ebonyi, David Umayi and that of Jigawa, Abubakar Badaru in attendance.
The highlights of the event are captured in the photos below: