The National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) has expressed it’s commitment to pay all outstanding arrears owed National Food Suppliers Association.
NAFCO says it will work with all key stakeholders, including the Ministries of Education and Finance, to pay the monies owed to the suppliers.
A statement issued by company said it will hold a crucial meeting to find ways of resolving the issues of the food suppliers.
Members of the Food Suppliers Association have been picketing and spending the night at the premises of NAFCO since Tuesday in demand of the monies owed them.
The company in the statement assured the suppliers that all outstanding arewars owed them would be paid hence they should remain calm.
“The company is equally concerned about their plight and appreciates their patience. An emergency board meeting has been scheduled on the situation and the outcome, including a possible roadmap for resolution, will be shared thereafter,” NAFCO stated.
Read the statement below