The Enugu State chapter of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) says the dearth of flour processing machines has hindered efforts to produce cassava flour for bakers. The state Chairman of NCGA, Mr Romanus Ezeh, made the observation in an interview in Enugu on Friday.

He stressed that the non-availability of flour processing machines had been a major challenge facing the cassava bread programme, which was instituted by the Federal Government in 2006. Ezeh said that in 2006 the Federal Government initiated the programme for the production of high-quality composite cassava flour for bread making. Read more