2.5 million bags of maize under would go to waste unless NCPB gets an immediate buyer

KTN News Sep 12,2018


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About 2.5 million 90 kg bags of maize under the strategic food reserve that cost the taxpayer Sh 8.7 billion would go to waste and be eventually destroyed unless the national cereals and produce board gets an immediate buyer to convert the produce into maize flour.  The national cereals and produce board acting managing director, Albin Sang told the Senate ad hoc committee investigating the maize crisis in the country that the maize was yellowing due to poor storage.