Stakeholders have expressed worries over lack of inadequate information on agriculture development in the country. They said that there should be knowledge revolution in agriculture development in Nigeria.
They made their position known during the New Telegraph Economic Summit, which took place, in Lagos, on Thursday, March 17.
Chairman of agriculture session of the summit and Chief Operations Officer of Bi-Courtney Aviation Service Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Ms. Adebisi Awoniyi, said that lack of information on the sector had affected youths, particularly in understanding what the sector portends for the nation. She urged government to partner with the private sector and create the enabling environment where they would thrive
Speaking further on the theme of the session, 'Back to Land: Nigeria's Boundless Prospects in Agriculture' Awoniyi stressed the importance of a viable aviation sector in promoting agriculture, especially the agro-export industry.
Below are faces at the summit:
L-R: Managing Director/Editor -in-Chief, New Telegraph, Funke Egbemode; Chief Operations Officer, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, Ms. Adebisi Awoniyi and Presenter, Channels Television, Maupe Ogun
L-R: Chief Operations Officer, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, Ms. Adebisi Awoniyi; Provost, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye; and Financial Analyst, Dr. Boniface Chizea,
L-R: Senior Partner, OIT Fash Consult, Dr. Rotimi Fashola; Chief Operations Officer, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, Ms. Adebisi Awoniyi; Provost, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye; Financial Analyst, Dr. Boniface Chizea; publisher, Upshoot Reports, Mr. Mojeed Jamiu and Public Affairs Analyst, Dr. Nathaniel Abara.