Nigeria not on global onion export map — NEPC coordinator


Nigeria which has been the seventh largest onion producer in the world was not on the global onion export map.

This was revealed by the Sokoto coordinator of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Umar Akoyi during a stakeholders’ interactive session on the development of Onion strategy document for export on Friday.

He said onion was not initially a recognized product for export by the government.

Also speaking at the event, the National President, National Onion Producers, Processor, and Marketers of Nigeria, Aliyu wondered why Ghana which relied on Nigerian onion made it to the map before Nigeria.

“Nigeria produces two million tones of onion while Ghana produces less…

Source: Nigerian Tribune