President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the distribution of 150 trucks of seized rice to the 36 states of the country.
He has also approved the recruitment of 774,000 health officers across the nation.
Minister of Finance, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, stated these during a ministerial press briefing in Abuja.
He said the rice would be released from Customs warehouses nationwide.
She says grains would be released from strategic reserves to Nigerians to provide a buffer against shortage of food.