Edo State Government is targeting local technologies, talents and agricultural products at its 2020 Trade Fair, scheduled to begin on Nov. 27 to Dec. 2020.
Mr John Imalingmhe, Director General, Benin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, disclosed this in an interview on Friday.
According to Imalingmhe, preparations are in top gear to get massive participation for the fair amidst adherence with the COVID-19 protocols.
“We are happy that the trade fair will be free for everyone to participate and exhibit their goods and we are getting responses from different people we have reached out to,” he said.
Imalingmhe, who is also the Secretary, 2020 Edo Trade Fair Planning Committee, said the fair would offer an opportunity for people to buy goods at cheaper prices and promote Made-in-Nigeria goods.
“We are targeting major manufacturers and distributors of local products to sell at reduced prices and the fair is also open to foreign participation,” He added.
The trade fair is themed: “Turning Global Economy to New Opportunities through Collaboration