Dr. Edward Nasigri Mahama, the flag bearer for the Peoples National Convention (PNC) has said he will revamp rice exportation in the country if given the nod come November 7 2016.

Speaking to Obuasi based Shaft FM, the gynecologist cum Politician gave a history of how Ghana once exported rice in the 1970s.

“Ghana used to export rice in the 70s and I myself was into rice farming,I got small amount of money and went to America to study medicine”, he said.

According to him, Ghana currently imports more than $600 million of rice each year which is killing the local rice industry.

Dr. Edward Mahama also stated he was going to make Ghana the leading producer for rice exportation.

                                     

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