The Federal Authorities on Monday assured that every one the rice distributed to states, had been licensed suitable for eating.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Social Growth and Catastrophe Administration, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, said this whereas addressing newsmen in Abuja.
Farouq claimed that the rice was accessed by the Nationwide Company for Meals Drug Administration and Management (NAFDAC), earlier than they went despatched out.
Based on her, “everyone knows if we maintain rice or grain it’s sure to vary color however that doesn’t imply it’s unfit for human consumption”.
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, had accused the federal authorities of sending contaminated rice to the state.
Makinde had nonetheless despatched again the three trailer a great deal of rice containing about 1,800 luggage.
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