Osun to host agric exhibition in Q1 2017

Posted on Jan 6 2017 - 1:25am by Our Correspondent

An international agricultural exhibition and conference will hold in Osogbo, Osun State in the first quarter of this year.

The event tagged: ‘Agritech Nigeria Osogbo 2017’ is an exhibition and conference on agriculture, farm machineries, dairy, poultry, water technology, livestock equipment, agriculture processing technologies and environmental control.

Agritech Nigeria Osogbo 2017 is a collaboration between the government of Osun State and Fesco Agalu Nigeria Limited with support from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

According to the Director of Logistics, Fesco Agalu, Mrs. Doris Adesanlu, the exhibition will be another landmark in Osun State, which will be hosting the event during the first quarter of this year. Adesanlu disclosed that an Israeli company, Kenes Exhibition, a leading firm that specialises in organising professional exhibitions and conference including Agritech Israel with over 19 years of experience, was bringing its experience to bear on Agritech Nigeria Osogbo 2017.

According to her, “this programme is coming at a period in Nigerian history when the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is putting all its resources to diversify Nigeria’s economy from reliance on oil to agriculture.

“Agrictech Nigeria, Osogbo 2017 is a journey into the future and prosperity of agribusiness in Nigeria, a country with a population of over 200 million people and the largest market in Africa. There is no agribusiness opportunity like this.”

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