October 18, 2018

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Buhari signs international cocoa agreement (Punch)

Buhari signs international cocoa agreement (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the Instrument of Accession to the International Cocoa Agreement, 2010. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists. Shehu said the signing was sequel to the Federal Executive Council’s approval for Nigeria to accede to the agreement. Following the execution of the instrument of accession, he said Nigeria undertook “faithfully to abide by all the stipulations contained” in the agreement. The presidential spokesman said among other benefits, the agreement was expected to strengthen cooperation between exporting and importing member countries; improve their cocoa economies through active and better focused project development and strategies for capacity building. Read more

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