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Obaseki plans 3-day agribusiness investment summit


As part of efforts to create over 200,000 jobs in the next four years, Edo State Government has slated a three-day agribusiness/investment summit from tomorrow.

BusinessDay reports that the summit will attract no fewer than 50 agric-based entrepreneur including investors.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, John Mayaki said the governor of the state Godwin Obaseki made the disclosure when the management of Bronze FM located in Benin paid him a courtesy visit in Government House.

Obaseki said the purpose of the summit was to examine specific opportunities that exist in agriculture and how the people of the state could key into and stimulate the state’s economic revolution.

He noted that ahead of the section, the state government had gone round the state to put together a land bank of more than 250,000 hectares.

Recall that during the last administration of Adams Oshiomhole similar summit was organized by the state government in April 2012 to attract investors to the agribusiness sector of the state economy.

Source: BusinessDay