By Josephine Agbonkhese
Nigerian women entrepreneurs under the aegis of NACCIMA Business Women Group, NAWORG, have concluded plans to hold the largest exhibition of products, goods and services ever at an event billed to take place in December in Ogun State.
The exhibition tagged ‘Promoting Women Entrepreneurs Through Networking’ will focus on synchronizing women’s economic potentials as tools for societal change and growth in Nigeria.
Briefing journalists at a pre-event conference held at the MKO Abiola Trade Fair Complex in Abeokuta, where the exhibition is expected to take place, Chairperson, NAWORG/National Deputy President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Iyalode Alaba Lawson, said the event will create a platform for networking and business transaction, as well as learning about each other’s products and services, thereby leading to business expansion and subsequent growth of the Nigerian economy.
“The Nigerian Women Entrepreneurs Exhibition, NIWEX 2015, is being put together in collaboration with the ECOWAS Federation of Business Women Entrepreneurs, FEBWE, and Uplift Development Foundation, an initiative of the First Lady of Ogun State, Chief(Mrs)Olufunso Amosun.
“Women entrepreneurs from Uganda, Gambia, Ghana and Sierra Leone have already indicated interest to participate at the event which is also expected to draw participants from across Nigeria,” Alaba told newsmen.
Source : Vanguard