Kano anti-graft, Rice Processors strikes deal to sell 50kg bag at N16,000
By Abdulyassar Abdulhamid and Abba Dukawa
Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission said it has reached an agreement with Rice Processors Association of Nigeria to sell a 50KG bag at N16,000.
The agreement was signed on Saturday at the Commission’s headquarters in Kano, after a meeting with the leadership of the Rice Processors Association of Nigeria, Kano branch under the Chairmanship of Alhaji Muhammed Abubakar.
According to the chaian of the commission, Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado, under the agreement the Association would supply 30 trucks of rice weekly to designated stores at N15,500 per bag to be sold not more than N16,000 per bag.
The deal, however, made it mandatory for customer to acquire not more than 2 bags at the designated centres.
The Chairman PCACC, Barr. Muhuyi Magaji Rimigado said the meeting was not to infringe on the rights of the rice processors but for better understanding of conducive business atmosphere for the buyers and the sellers.
He further explained that all efforts are geared towards ensuring that customers get value for their money, and hoarding of essential commodities become a thing of the past in the state.