Coronavirus: Oyo government returns ‘infested’ rice to FG


The Oyo State Government, on Friday, said it would return sacks of rice got from the Federal Government, subsequent to finding it is torn up pretty bad, the Nation reports.

Three trailer heaps of rice containing around 1,800 packs, were sent to the state.

In any case, they have are presently said to be pervaded with weevil and unfit for human utilization.

The Oyo government, in any case, said it would expect another round of substitution for the awful rice.

The administration group, which got the things included: Executive Assistant to Governor Seyi Makinde on Agricbusiness, Dr Debo Akande, Commissioners Ojemuyiwa Ojekunle (Agric), Chief Bayo Lawal (Special Duties), Mr Seun Fakorede (Youth and Sports), Mrs. Faosat Sanni (Women Affairs and Social Inclusion) and Mrs. Funmilayo Orisadeyi (Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters).

As per Akande, just the 1,800 sacks of rice got from the Federal Government were seen as pervaded after an irregular testing, investigation and re-examination were led on them.

Akande, be that as it may, guaranteed the circumstance will in no way, shape or form adjust the arranged game plan of the State Government to offer palliatives to occupants, as the various things are in acceptable condition and safe authority.