CEO of First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) and Subsidiaries, Adesola Adeduntan says the objective of the Bank’s Agric Expo is to support the goal of the Federal Government of Nigeria to make Agriculture a mainstream in the country. To discuss this, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
Nigeria's policy direction has been hinged on building an agribusiness ecosystem to reduce food importation and generate more foreign exchange from the Agric exports. Kola Masha, Managing Director of Babban Gona joins CNBC Africa to assess the progress made so far.
Despite the slow growth in Nigeria’s GDP for the second quarter of the year, the agriculture sector grew by 1.19 per cent year on year making it a major contributor to the country’s non-oil sector. Emmanuel Ijewere, Chairman Best Foods joins CNBC Africa to discuss the trends in the sector.