Sunday, July 14, 2019, remains a historic event with many citizens of Federal Republic of Nigeria in attendance at Ade-Ajayi (Main Auditorium Hall) of the University of Lagos, the auditorium filled to its capacity and led by Vice-President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (GCFR, SAN) alongside the University’s Vice-Chancellor , Deputy Governor of Ogun State leading a procession of Muslim and non-Muslim VIPs in attending a National Discourse 2019.
With the theme Food Security: Unleashing Nigeria’s Natural Potential For Self Sufficiency. The occasion’s chairman was immediate past State of Osun Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Keynote Speaker was delivered by the Vice- President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (GCFR, SAN), President, Nigerian Academy of Engineering and pioneer Vice-Chancellor, University of Uyo, Professor Fola Lasisi, was the Guest Speaker with the Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (Lagos State Chapter), Otunba Femi Oke, and a professor of Food Science and Technology, Lateef Sanni, Deputy VC FUNNAB as another discussants.
The Vice President’s remark was delivered with a standing ovation as he ended his remark. In His Excellency remark, he reiterated that the self-sufficiency in food production has been a major pillar of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s economic policy and gave…….. read more
Guest Speaker was Prof. Fola Lasisi, President Nigerian Academy of Engineers (Pioneer VC for University of Uyo), in his presentation, showed the available evidence of very serious challenges and proffered self-sufficiency strategy for the country to save the nation……… read more
Deputy VC- FUNNAB Prof Lateef Sanni of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, also discussed various opportunities that abound in the Agricultural sector for individual, small and medium enterprise, corporate organisations, agricultural institutions which can generate foreign exchange for the country and the agricultural business platforms………. read more
The closing remark was given by Her Excellency, The Deputy Governor of Ogun State Engr (Mrs) Noimot Salako-Oyedele.