NACCIMA advocates production of agribusiness equipment locally

NACCIMA President, Iyalode Alaba Lawson

THE Nigerian government has been called upon to ban importation of agricultural machines and equipment with local alternatives. The government was also urged to promote local sourcing of raw materials for fertiliser production, as well as quicken the passage of the Fertilizer Quality Control Bill 2017
The National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, at the just concluded two day NACCIMA-NIRSAL Agribusiness conference held in Abuja, called on government, Ministries, Departments and Agencies involved in the implementation of key activities in the economy to swiftly implement agricultural programmes to boost the economy, with emphasis on improving both the public and private sector efficiency. 
In her address, wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo commended NACCIMA’s decision to collaborate with the Ministry of Agriculture, and other financing institutions to fund agri-businesses and employ unique skills and requisite technology to drive information on accelerated value chain.

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