Agritech Fair: Fashola to discuss how gov’t infrastructure plan will boost agric

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Nigeria’s minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) will discuss how the infrastructure development plan of government will help accelerate agricultural opportunities at the forthcoming Agritech Fair.

Agritech Fair is an international exhibition scheduled to hold between June 15 and 16 2016 at the old parade grounf, Garki, Area 10, Abuja. The exhibition is designed to support he operational needs and growth objectives of the Nigerian agribusiness sector.

The fair will attract a host of Nigerian and international professionals from the agriculture and food production, fishing and aquaculture and food processing industries. Participants and attendees at the fair will have the opportunity to interact with local and international investors, source and buy the latest products, equipment and services that will enhance productivity.

According to the Executive Director, Remick Promotions, organizers of the fair, Mrs Remi Agbowu, the event is designed to help Nigerians secure a more prosperous future by increasing household incomes and employment, nurturing competitive small and medium enterprises and promoting a vibrant agricultural sector.

A line-up of speakers at the event include the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe;  Executive Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwai, Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu; Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof. Biyi Daramola; Director–General West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), Prof Akpan Ekpo, the Harvest Plus Nigeria Country Manager, Paul Ilona, among others.

The fair is supported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG).




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