Aregbesola, four Ministers to grace Cocoa festival


By Gabriel Olawale

Lagos—Over 5,000 visitors representing over 20 cocoa and chocolate producing countries and 30 speakers, who are experts in the field of cocoa are expected at the 2017 Cocoa Festival billed for Eti-Oni, Atakumosa East LGA of Osun State.

Governor Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state

Among those expected are Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State; Minister for Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investments, Aisha Abubakar.

This was disclosed in Lagos by the traditional ruler of Eti Oni, Oba Adedokun Thompson, who said the main objective of the Festival is to create a renaissance in the cocoa industry and build bridges between production and consumption to achieve sustainability and through it, transform the rural community in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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