Although, presently the price of a bag of rice is about almost N20,000 per bag, local production has ensured that Nigerians will be able to get it at a far cheaper rate.
Reports indicate that an increased rice production in Niger, Enugu and Kebbi have helped ensure that rice grown in Nigeria is now cheaper. ‘Made in Nigeria Rice from Niger State at N7,000 only. And by the time the Enugu and Kebbi Rice hit the market next month, expect a price crash’.
Niger State now sells at N7,000 while ‘Labana Rice from Kebbi state also in the market 50kg bag sells for N13, 000.