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Just In: Buhari Gives Directive To CBN Over Importation Of 43 Items



President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to blacklist any firm or owner caught smuggling any of the restricted 43 items into Nigeria.

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, made this known during a meeting with oil palm producers in Abuja.

Emefiele stated that Buhari also directed the CBN to expand and provide support to firms and individuals that want to expand the production of ten different commodities in Nigeria.

The ten different products are rice, maize, cassava, tomatoes, cotton, oil palm, poultry, fish, livestock dairy and cocoa.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.