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.