UNIFEMGA to host second agric expo in Abeokuta                        

THE second annual National Agricultural Programme of the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA), Ogun State chapter, will be holding in Abeokuta on Saturday, November 26.

The state chairman of the association, Mr Tairu Olarewaju, said in a statement that the conference will be held at the Government House, Oke Igbeyin, Abeokuta, from 10.00 a.m.

The expo, Olarewaju said, will be witnessed by experts in the industry as well as investors in agricultural business.

He said the Trade Promotion Advisor, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Abeokuta, Mrs Francisca Odega, will speak on the topic ‘Harnessing Export Potential in Agriculture’, while the Head, Seed Technology Unit, National Horticultural Research Institute, Ibadan, Dr Abdul-Rafiu Monsur, will take participants through aspects of cashew crop.

A former vice chancellor of the University of Uyo and a retired professor of Agricultural Engineering, Fola Lasisi, according to Olarewaju, will be the father of the day while the Abeokuta branch chairman of the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Alhaji Ambaliu Ishola, is expected to chair the occasion.

Other invited guests include the vice chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Wahab Egbewole (SAN) and the vice chancellor of Summit University, Offa, Professor Musa Aibinu.

The national president of UNIFEMGA, AbdulFattah Olanlege, will lead other members of the National Executive Council and branches to the conference.

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