Tuesday, February 27

18 Trucks Full Of Maize Disappeared At Admarc

Agriculture committee of parliament has ordered National Food Reserve Agency – NFRA to move the remaining 30,000 metric tons of Maize from ADMARC, saying with the situation at ADMARC the maize is not safe.

This statement also follows an allegation that 18 trucks of maize have disappeared at ADMARC.

Meanwhile, Brenda Kayongo, Chief Executive Officer for NFRA said body has already started moving the maize from ADMARC and 700 million kwacha has in the meantime been allocated for the exercise.

However, Gracian Lungu, Spokesperson in the ministry of agriculture has expressed ignorance on the allegation, saying the Committee has to write the ministry on the issue for the ministry to follow up.

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