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Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security Clarifies Misinformation Regarding Rice Palliative Distribution

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security Clarifies Misinformation Regarding Rice Palliative Distribution
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The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (FMAFS) has issued a press statement to address misconceptions in response to recent circulating reports surrounding the alleged delay in the distribution of rice palliative.

Dr. Joel O. Oruche, the Director of Information, issued this statement on behalf of the Honorable Minister, emphasizing the Ministry’s commitment to ensuring the efficient and equitable execution of constituency projects for the benefit of the citizens.

The ministry wishes to clarify that:

No Rice Palliative Distribution by FMAFS:
Contrary to the rumors, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security categorically denies being involved in the distribution of any rice palliative. The Ministry emphasizes that such activities are not within its purview.

Constituency Projects Under 2023 Supplementary Appropriation:
The issue at hand pertains to constituency projects allocated under the 2023 Supplementary Appropriation. These projects fall under the jurisdiction of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.

Funds Domiciled for Implementation:
It is essential to understand that funds allocated for National Assembly constituency projects are housed within the relevant ministry to facilitate effective implementation. In this case, the funds are domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.

Ongoing Implementation Process:
The Ministry reassures the public that the implementation process for the 2023 Supplementary Appropriation is currently underway. Delays may occur due to procedural aspects, but the Ministry is working diligently to ensure a swift and transparent execution of the projects.

Constituency Projects Encompass Various Needs:
The constituency projects outlined in the 2023 Supplementary Appropriation cover a spectrum of constituents’ requirements. These may include staple grains and agricultural infrastructure, among other necessities, as determined by the respective members of the National Assembly.

This clarification aims to dispel any misinformation and provide the public with accurate insights into the current status of the constituency projects under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.

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