International Conference on Agriculture

The Centre for Values in Leadership is pleased to invite you to attend the CVL International Conference on Agriculture. CVL’s Back to Agric. Conference is a platform to lend our voice to the national clarion call to shift focus and attention to agriculture and reposition it as the bedrock of Nigeria’s economy as it was at the beginning of our independence.

The event has been scheduled as follows:

Theme:    Back to Agric. Conference

Date:        Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Time:       10:00am2.00pm

Venue   : Agip recital Hall, Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos State

Host Governor:        His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode

Chairman: Prof. Oyewusi Ibidapo‐Obe (Former Vice chancellor, University of Lagos)

Keynote Speaker:   Chief Audu Ogbeh, Hon. Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development

Chief Host   : Prof.  Pat Utomi (Founder CVL)



  1. Prof. Danbala Danju (Managing Director/CEO, Bank of Agriculture).
  2. Mr. Ahmed Bashir MBE (Acting British Deputy High Commissioner & Director of Trade and Investment).
  3. Mr. Bashir Haliru Binji (Managing Director/CEO, Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation).


  1. Mr. Emmanuel I. Ijewere (Chairman, Best Foods Global Nigeria Limited) – Moderator
  2. Mr. Victor Okoro (MD/CEO, Greater Works Concept)
  3. Dr. (Mrs.) Gloria intimate (DG / CEO, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi)
  4. Prof.  Gbolagade B. Obuabipi (President, Farm & Infrastructure Foundation)
  5. Mr. Manish Mundra (MD/CEO, Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited)

Kindly note that attendance to this event is free but strictly on prior confirmation. We look forward with delight to the receipt of your confirmation of our invitation for the conference.

For further information and confirmation of participation, kindly contact any of the following: Rasheed on +234 703 907 9833, on +234 818 184 3150,

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