By Franca Ofili
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says it has trained more than 200 youths toward building their capacity to embark on business successfully and to promote exportation.
The Executive Director of NEPC, Mr Olusegun Awolowo, disclosed this in Abuja at the graduation of 62 trainees of batch five “Zero to Export’’.
Awolowo, who was represented by Mr William Ezeagu, Director of Product Development in the council, said that NEPC would continue to create opportunities for Nigerians to imbibe the culture of exportation through capacity building programmes.
“The essence of our gathering today underscores the crucial role that the non-oil export sector plays in the present administration’s effort at diversifying the Nigerian economy to stop over reliance on oil,’’ he said.
The executive director said that the council had trained and graduated more than 200 trainees from the Lagos, Port Harcourt, and…