H. E. Dr. Benson Alfred Bana, on 8th March, 2022 gave a goodwill message at the 4th edition of the “Regional Workshop on Harnessing Indigenous Technologies, Inventions, Innovations Through Research and Development for Agricultural Development in the ECOWAS Sub-Region”. The Workshop was Organized by the Nigeria Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTAC).

The DTAC is a Nigerian Agency established in 2001 under the supervision of the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This is in recognition of the fact that technical cooperation is a powerful instrument of regional economic integration in the 21st century.

  • Dr. Glory Edet, Commissioner of Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Akwa Ibom State, and Chief Guest of Honour, delivering the opening speech on behalf of the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State.
  • Hajia Fatma M. Buhari, Marketing and Enterprise Development Advisor, VCDP-FGN/IFAD, Delivering a Presentation during the Workshop. Hajia Fatma is also a Daughter of His Excellency, President of Nigeria.