Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that the Central Bank of Nigeria is playing politics with its agriculture development loans to states.
He disclosed this while hosting the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development Mustapha Shehuri on Monday March 15.
The governor who revealed how the apex bank denied his state of the loan, stated that it is wrong to play politics with a scheme that will enhance food security, create jobs and promote youth empowerment.
“We are among the states being denied access to loans meant for agriculture development.
“It is wrong to play politics with certain issues, we should be dispassionate in implementing this kind of program
“This is a scheme that will enhance food security, create jobs and promote youth empowerment.
“In an atmosphere devoid of politics, we should be working together, we need to benefit from this loan.”
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