By Providence Obuh
THE Nigeria 4-in-1Exhibition would serve as a platform to promote trade and indigenous companies while creating jobs and wealth.
The exhibition is an event organized by an international expo firm, ELAN, bringing together different sectors including: Construction & Building materials; Food, Agriculture & Technology; Beauty, Hygiene and Cosmetics; Furniture, Home Textile and House wares.
Project Coordinator, Mr. Jude Chime, said that the expos billed for November 9 to11in Lagos, would boost the government’s policy on diversification and especially help stakeholders in the various sectors meet with foreign investors to look at possibilities of exploring other sectors aside oil.
For the beauty, hygiene and cosmetic sub-sector that accounts for N13trillion, Chime said that the exhibition promises to offer a robust cross fertilisation of ideas with international manufacturing firms on best practices and trending products, including the exposure of new skills in the sector and that 80 manufacturing companies from 20 countries had confirmed their participation in the expo.
He added that the agriculture sector would host exclusive exhibitors and showcases a wide choice of food processing, packaging machinery, beverage technology, packaging system and products.
According to him, “The agro food expo will help stakeholders analyse latest trends in food and agriculture technologies sector, the same goes for the international furniture, home textile and hard wares. Others are the construction sector which has witnessed growth in the last 20 years and capacity to grow amore in the first quarter of 2017. “This expo is good for Nigeria because it would be creating wealth, jobs and promoting trade. It is a win-win situation for everybody.
It will enhance productivity from getting to learn from international manufactures and Nigeria is about going into production.
Meanwhile, he disclosed that nationals of countries, such as United Arab Emirate (U.A. E) China, Oman, Thailand, South Africa, Kuwait, Portugal and Turkey, had indicated their interest. Others would be coming from the European Union (EU) and other advanced countries.