Nigerian tilapia farmers question lack of import ban By Undercurrent News

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Nigeria’s tilapia and Aquaculture Association has decried the exemption of tilapia from the federal government s Import Prohibition list reports. “ Premium Times .

The Association ‘s president, Remi Ahmed, said the omission from the official prohibition list by the Nigeria customs service would send a negative signal to the international community.

He said the Nigerian tilapia farming model was currently being appreciated globally, and this would mean unregulated importation of the commodity to damage local production.

“This is coming when the international community is happy with the level of work done in Nigeria s tilapia sub-sector. Within the” short period tilapia was introduced to Nigeria, we have been able to develop and produce tilapia feed within the country that is better than the ones used in most African countries”