I Will Revamp Rice Exportation- Dr. Edward Mahama.



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.