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Following the uncovering and seizure of several bags of the much dreaded plastic rice by the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS), yesterday, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, Thursday, disclosed that Preliminary test results reveal there is no evidence backing claims that there were plastic rice in Lagos.


Recall that the Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’, Ikeja; Comptroller Haruna Mamudu said the unit seized no fewer than 102 bags of the plastic rice at a warehouse in Ikeja, Lagos. Mamudu said, bags of plastic which has been packaged for sale during the yuletide were to be evacuated before operatives of the swooped on the managers of the warehouse. According to Mamudu, the imported rice, which was branded as ‘best tomato’, had no manufacture, expiry date and NAFDAC registration number.

In a tweet via his Twitter handle, the Minister said



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  1. Oh Naija which means the minister and his associates are behind the importation of this deadly and poisonous rice. God will judge all of you.

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    1. Your self inflicted idiocy and ignorance makes the sheep look like Einstein.
      You are not fit enough to be called a villager. You are worse.

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  2. Oh Naija which means the minister and his associates are behind the importation of this deadly and poisonous rice. God will judge all of you.

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  3. Please I need this minister's number so I can send him the WhatsApp video where someone is cooking plastic rice in Nigeria.

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  4. It's unfortunate if this minister actually said this rubbish. Many international media have shared the video of the said rice in Lagos and it's real. I personally have the video sent to me by a concerned Nigerian. The markets are full of it already. BEWARE!

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  5. This is the Minister of Agric foolishly talking trash. even when it was shown on National news by the Nigerian Customs. and People crying on daily basis after buying it.

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  6. I said it before, nothing like plastic rice. They are trying to deviate ppls attention from eating foreign rice

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  7. Nigerians r soo ignorant and too naive to think that there's anything like plastic rice. Where will u start from to cook it. Will it ever get done. Can u shew it. Can u cook plastic? My people, pls let's put our intellectual minds at work and stop thinking shallow.

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