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Lagos deputy governor, others to speak at Agoro annual agriculture lecture


Deputy governor of Lagos State Obafemi Kadiri Hamzat and the Chairman of Eagle Paints Nigeria Akin Disu are among the personalities slated to speak at the annual lecture in memory of late Abudu Mukandasi Agoro (AM Agoro).

Hamzat will be the special guest of honour while Disu will be chairman of the event slated to hold on March 28, 2020.

Titled ‘Agroprenurship, the pathway to sustaining youth employment in Nigeria’, the second edition of the lecture will take place at the Honeywell Auditorium of the Lagos Business School, Lekki-Epe Express Way, Ajah, Lagos.


The keynote speaker will be Kola Masha, the Managing Director, Baban Gona, a company that provides cost-effective end-to-end services to a network of franchise farmer groups.

The lecture is done in collaboration with the Enterprise Development Center of the Pan-Atlantic University in Lagos.

Organisers of the annual entrepreneurship lecture said the event is done in memory of AM Agoro’s immense contribution to society.

“This year the Lecture series will focus on Agriculture, a venture AM Agoro held close to his heart. The series is one way no one can ever forget AM Agoro’s storyline in the history of Lagos. His legacy lives on,” organisers of the lecture said in a statement.

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