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Minister of Agriculture warns against consumption of wheat looted at Jos warehouse as it has been treated with agrochemicals

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture through the PA to the President on Media and Publicity has cautioned against the consumption of wheat seedlings carried away during the weekend by looters who invaded the warehouse of the National Agricultural Seed Council.

Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, said in a tweet posted on his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, October 26, that the wheat seeds are not fit for consumption as they have been handled with agrochemicals.

His words…

”The Ministry of Agriculture appeals to the general public not to consume the looted wheat seed from the National Agricultural Seed Council’s warehouse in Jos. The wheat seed is not fit for human consumption as it has been treated with Agrochemicals, it’s for planting.

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