Some rich Nigerians order pizza from London over the phone daily – Agriculture Minister

Some rich Nigerians order pizza from London over the phone daily – Agriculture Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said that some rich Nigerians are in the habit of ordering pizza from London every day.

Ogbeh disclosed this while speaking to Tribune on report that garri made in India are imported into the country.

Read also: Sanusi urges wealthy northerners to stop building mosques

The minister, who said that Nigeria being the largest producer of cassava in the world have no business importing garri from India lamented the great appetite Nigerians have for foreign goods.

“Whoever buys that kind of product have his or herself to blame, I have not seen, but I have heard of it. Nigerians are little too ready to buy anything imported, we bring in apples, some of it preserved in ethanol, not healthy for our consumption, but as for importation of garri, we produce more cassava than India, why are we importing garri?

“Why will anybody import garri from India, there has never been short supply of garri in the country, this is one of the reasons why there is pressure on the Naira, everybody is looking for dollars on the street to bring in the most ridiculous items, people sit here and by phone order pizza in London and it arrive by British Airways in the morning, what kind of people are we?, Ogbeh told the paper.

Name
Email *

Related Articles

Afreximbank Supports Heritage Bank With $150m

African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) has provided a $150 million funding support for Heritage Bank Limited. Read also: Heritage Bank

CONGRESS STEPS ASIDE KWARA NUJ EXCO, SETS UP PANEL TO INVESTIGATE N1.69M INSURANCE SCANDAL

Following allegation of financial scandal against Mr. Biodun Abdulkareem-led executive committee of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kwara State

Attempt N50m Fraud: DSS arraigns two artisans for cloning gov. Ambode’s phone number

The Department of State Security (DSS) yesterday arraigned two artisans before an Isolo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly cloning the mobile


x

Related Posts

There is provision for PSP Operators in new waste mgt policy, Lagos tells court
The High Court of Lagos State on Friday, 23rd June, 2017, in a suit commenced by the Incorporated Trustees of Association of Waste Managers in Ni...
Igbos have more land in the North than South-East - Kwankwaso
Former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, said the land area the Igbos occupied in the northern part of the country is bigger than ...
You are not Lagos minister but Nigeria - Senate tells Fashola
The National Assembly has hit back at the Works, Housing and Power Minister Babatunde Fashola saying the former governor was not the minister of ...
powered by RelatedPosts