One of the leading importers in Sierra Leone Ibrahim Bazzy last month imported over (19) nineteen metric tons of Pakistani long smelt rice for Sierra Leoneans to feed on.
According to health officer Sankoh Sesay from the Ministry of Health and Sanitation alfarch to this importer store at White House Cline Town, told this press that it is true that parts of the Pakistani rice imported are seriously damaged and not good for human consumption.
He further stated that as part of his duties at the store is to stop the importer from selling smelts rice to his fellow Sierra Leoneans.
Health Inspector Sesay said the total quantum of the rotten and smelt rice is close to 3-4,000 tons which is supposed to be deposited and dumped at their usual site.
Courtesy: Sierra Express Media Date: 22nd September 2010
Courtesy: Sierra Express Media
Date: 22nd September 2010