By; JABIRU A. HASSAN, Kano
Dankano Rice Mill would continue to process domestic rice in order to meet consumer demands especially at present when the federal government is making efforts to boost domestic rice and policy making to promote agricultural sector.
This was disclosed by the chairman of the company, Alhaji Ali Abdu Gezawa in an interview with our correspondent at the factory location in Gezawa town, adding that rice processing is becoming a welcome development especially now that the government encourages the production of domestic rice across the country.
He emphasized that, “We decided to establish a rice processing mill at Gezawa few kilometers from the city of Kano in order to also contribute to the economic progress of our rice farmers and on the other hand, to produce healthy rice that can be consumed in Nigeria because we are working day and night to process good rice that is trusted everywhere, “. He added.
Alhaji Ali Gezawa announced that Dankano rice mill has over 25 workers who are working day and night which is a testimony that in the future, the company would provide employment opportunities to over 100 persons in the area, and encourage rice farmers to boost domestic rice production as opines by the present administration.
Commenting on the packaging of the rice at the factory, Gezawa said that Dankano Rice Mill has gone far in packaging and sending tonnes of processed rice to different parts of Nigeria for marketing because consumers trust their products which is healthy and ready for domestic use and exports.
In conclusion, Ali Abdu Gezawa commended the federal government for supporting domestic products especially at present when Nigeria’s agricultural sector is becoming more progressive.