Afie Braimoh to deliver Lecture on innovation Summit in Benue state

Former Edo State Commissioner of Business, Trade, and Cooperatives


The expertise and experience of the former Edo State Commissioner of Business, Trade, and Cooperatives, Hon. Afishetu Braimoh, are in hot demand across the country .

The affable former commissioner is billed to deliver the keynote lecture at the first National Agricultural Mechanization and Innovation Summit tagged NAMIS 2023, scheduled to begin in Makurdi, Benue State on July 6.

Hon. Braimoh is on record as having put up a stellar performance while in office thereby earning her several awards and recognition from local, regional, and international organizations.

The Summit theme is “Promoting Small-Scale Agricultural Technologies to Foster Local Economic Development Through Agri-business Solutions”, an area the former commissioner excelled in during her stint.

The former commissioner is not new to the business environment in Benue state where she started her entrepreneurship career with processing mangoes to reduce post harvest loss into a brand known as Sacfruits.

Sacfruits is presently on the shelves and are also sold globally both on Amazon and Walmart.

while as a Commissioner in Edo, she was instrumental in creating a sustainable platform and a series of incentives for the local MSMEs to thrive and contribute to the state economy.

Similarly, as a way of promoting and making the difference on the shelves she laid emphasis on the use of proudly Edo Logo on all products manufactured in the state.

Her pep talk in branding and packaging to MSME’s led to making Made In Edo slogan to compete in the global market.

The cooperative societies were not left out in the cold with her ministry embarking on the digitization of managing cooperatives in the state as well as building the cooperatives for capacity and sustainability.

Rev. Fr. Alia, Governor of Benue State, is expected to declare the Summit open and thereafter the Summit will go into its main business of proffering solutions to the myriad of problems facing the country on agricultural production, storage, standardization, and marketing

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