2023 Gateway Fair: Ogun Govt, OGUNCCIMA Strategise For A Better Exhibition - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

2023 Gateway Fair: Ogun Govt, OGUNCCIMA Strategise For A Better Exhibition

Ogun State Government says it has put machinery in motion in partnership with the State Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA) to a better product offerings, increased exhibitors and improved number of visitors during Gateway International Trade Fair scheduled for February 2023

The State Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe made this known while speaking with journalists after a meeting with the Executive of OGUNCCIMA led by its President, Engr. Mike Akingbade at the Ministry’s Conference Room at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. 

Longe stated that the present administration was determined to organise a high impact Fair that would surpass achievements recorded in the past and make the event mutually beneficial to all stakeholders.

She called on the executive of OGUNCCIMA to come up with creative ideas that would make the Fair more attractive to local and international exhibitors, as well as visitors, assuring that the government would provide necessary support towards the actualisation of the target of the event.

“We are poised for a record breaking and robust 2023 Gateway International Trade Fair. As you know our Governor wants things to be done excellently. I challenge OGUNCCIMA to bring ideas that would help contribute to the actualisation of our target for the Fair. Let us raise the bar as high as we can. I can assure you of the government's support”, the Commissioner said.

Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olu. Ola. Aikulola advised the Business Membership Organisation (BMO), to harness the industrial hub status of the State and reach out to more industries to participate, in order to make Fair a reference point in the country.

Also speaking,  the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Industry, Trade and Investment, Engr. Ladi Odujinrin charged the Chambers to map out proper plans and make adequate publicity for the event.

Responding, Engr.Akingbade stated that the Chambers had commenced early preparation for the Fair as part of its determination to make the programme memorable.

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