VP Shettima Confirms Interception Of 45 Trucks Moving Maize Out Of Nigeria

The Vice President mentioned that 45 trucks carrying maize were stopped en route to neighboring nations.

During a conference on Public Wealth Management in Abuja, the nation’s capital, Vice President Kashim Shettima shared this information on Tuesday.

The Vice President said, “Just three nights ago, 45 trucks of maize were caught being transported to neighbouring countries. Just in that Ilela axis, there are 32 illegal smuggling routes. And the moment those food stuff were intercepted, the price of maize came down by N10,000. It came down from N60,000 to N50,000.

“So, there are forces that are hell-bent on undermining our nation but this is the time for us to coalesce into a singular entity,” he said.