Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor justifies borders closure
29 October 2019 | 1:05 pm
About 500,000 bags of local rice was sold by millers within one week of the border closure, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has revealed.
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