All is set for this year’s Mike Omotosho Annual lecture that seeks to dig dip into the Agricultural sector, unveiling opportunities available within and proposing solutions for lingering challenges in the Nigerian Agricultural sector towards a sustainable economic growth.

The event which will gather together professional, major players and policy makers to discuss and proffer efficient solutions and alternatives to pressing societal and developmental issues is set to hold by 9:30 am on Saturday 14th January, 2017 at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.

Presiding over the event is the Chairman, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) Farms, Afe Babalola, CON, OFR, SAN, with the President, Nigeria Agric Business Group, Sani Dangote as Special Guest of Honour and the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh as Chief Host.

Delivering the keynote address is The Ooni of Ife; His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II.

This 2017 lecture will have in attendance critical stakeholders and agricultural development partners such as: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Bank Of Agriculture (BOA), All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC), Bank Of Industry (BOI), Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN – Development Finance Unit), and Women Farmers Network (WOFAN). However attendance is opened to all individuals.

This event is proudly supported by AgroNigeria, Smart Agriculture Solutions, Burley Consulting and Lolytee Nigeria Enterprises. The Mike Omotosho Foundation is an initiative designed to foster a network of youth leaders with global mindset for socio-economic impact.