NIGERIA EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL IN FIIRO, Executives of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Ogun State Office paid a courtesy call at FIIRO
Executives of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, Ogun state office paid a courtesy call at FIIRO to explore possible ways of harnessing FIIRO's technologies to promote the diversification of the non-oil exports of the country. The leader of the delegation & NEPC Trade Advisor Mr Samson Idowu disclosed that the exporting generation is ageing, hence the need to seek collaboration with the institute in order to train upcoming generations.
While welcoming the guests, the Ag. Director General/CEO Dr. (Mrs) Yemisi Asagbra expressed FIIRO's readiness to provide the much needed technical assistance and traning in order to achieve NEPC's set goals. She identified areas in which FIIRO has comparative and competitive advantages, especially in the areas of local agricultural products that are export worthy. Directors of various departments also made valuable contributions to show that FIIRO's pool of research technologies can readily promote NEPC's ideals.