The second edition of the FirstBank Agric Expo held at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Thursday June 28th, 2018. The event had delegates and stakeholders from all over the country in attendance. It was organised to keep Nigerians abreast of emerging trends in the agricultural sector, while providing them insights into how innovative solutions can contribute to the overall development of the economy, and the nation at large.
Discussing the theme of the event-‘Innovating for a Sustainable Green Economy’ were the Minister of Agriculture & Rural development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, Dr. Doyin Salami of the Lagos Business School, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. Mrs Ibukun Awosika and other executives of the bank. The Honorable Minister led a team of selected experts, management & dignitaries on a tour of the exhibition booths to declare the expo open. The Chief Host for the Expo was the MD/CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan and other members of his executive management team.
There were over 60 agroprenuers who showcased a myriad of agro-products ranging from poultry, fishery supplies, perishable & non-perishable items, dairy and the list is endless. There were also two facilitated by thought-leaders themed “Agricultural Processes for Self- reliance & Export”, “iAgric: Emerging Trends for Agropreneurs”.
It was an ‘agrotastic’ experience. We certainly look forward to another ‘agrophoric’ edition next year.
Highlights from the #FirstBankAgricExpo2.0, are on the social media pages listed below,
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