Acting President Osinbajo to commission to Kebbi 120,000MT per year rice mill

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is expected in Argungu, Kebbi state today, August 1, for the commissioning of the 120,000MT per year WACOT rice mill. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 120,000MT/year rice mill took place in Feb 2016, 18 months later, the plant is ready for commissioning. 
The rice mill is a wholly private venture by WACOT limited, developed with the policy support Kebbi state government and the federal government. The mill, a 10 billion Naira investment, is supported by an Outgrower Scheme comprising 6,000 rice farmers. 

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Primary Catchment area for the Rice Mill is Kebbi State. There are also Buying Centers for Rice Paddy across the North (Kano, Jigawa etc). 
WACOT says the decision to set up the Mill came when President Muhammadu Buhari launched the Anchor Borrowers Programme in Kebbi in November 2015.

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