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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday invited Russian farmers to get involved in agricultural cultivation in Nigeria.



He gave the invitation while receiving a Russian delegation led by the Russian Minister of Agriculture who is also the Co-Chair of the Nigeria-Russia Joint Commission, Mr. Alexander Tkachev at the State House, Abuja.

He urged Russian farmers to invest in Nigeria, produce and export from here.

According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo said: “We are just 6 hours away from Europe by air. Vegetables, flour can be exported to Europe from here, even our local market here is a lot.”

He said that one of the reasons for cutting down on food importation into the country was its significant pressure on dwindling Nigeria’s foreign earnings.

“The oil prices have gone down tremendously and yet large amount of foreign exchange is used to purchase food abroad and we have large arable land for agriculture. It won’t make sense, if you don’t use the land,” he said.

The Vice President and the delegation that included the Russian Ambassador in Nigeria, Ambassador Nikolay Udovichenko, Russian Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Evgeny Gromyko and officials of Russian’s firm- United Company (Rusal) agreed that Nigeria and Russia should deepen the existing diplomatic relationship, especially economically.

Osinbajo said: “There is a lot of money to be made if Russian technology in agriculture is deployed locally,”

He also noted that there are better opportunities for economic cooperation between both countries.

Speaking earlier, the Russian Agriculture Minister expressed his country’s willingness to enhance the existing trade relations with Nigeria.

He said that the Nigeria-Russia trade volume as at the end of 2015 exceeded $300 million, but added that there are potentials for improvement in the years ahead.

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    Sai Baba!
    Sai Tinubu!
    Chanji dole!

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  2. I think understanding of English is what you suffering from @ isiaka

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    Na the Change be this.
    APC! Werepe Change!
    APC! Kworsiokor Change!
    APC! = All Promises Cancelled By All Political Criminals!
    Sai Baba!
    Sai Tinubu!
    Change Dole!

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  6. @ Anonymous Nov 11, 7:25am. Your stupidity and foolishness is legendary and you can easily make the Guniness book of world records as the most stupid and foolish being ever. Idiot! Omo Onile! Area Boy! They send you go school and you carry stick stand for Bus Stop and forcefully collecting money from people " Owo Da". Omo Ule Jati Jati! You have sold your 'fathers' small house and chased away your brother and sisters and squandered the money on life of crime, drug, crime and women on the street. Street Boy! Born throw away. That person you think is your father no be your father. Though your mother is dead now but you can ask that her friend and she would tell you the truth.Better still go for DNA. I know you. Stop claiming what you are not. Idiot! Wailing wailer!. You are the type that bring bad name and image to a largely good and nice people thinking you are doing them a service. But you represent everything they are not. Togolese stop claiming to be Nigerian. I know you. The DNA will expose you.That you speak the language does not make you a Nigerian.Your mother conceived you when she went to Togo to buy goods by a Togolese Lace seller but back in Nigeria your "Father" came and did the marriage of your mother.I know you!So, Faceless and Brainless bigot, Sorry ooo! Pele! Na hunger de worry you and hunger affects reasoning.
    Wailing wailer, I can understand your disappointment and frustration. Hahahaha! you were one of those trekking from Lagos to Futa Jallon Abi you gave your life saving to Baba and APC campaigns? Sorry ooo! Pele!
    Na the Change be this.
    APC! Werepe Change!
    APC! Kworsiokor Change!
    APC! = All Promises Cancelled By All Political Criminals!
    Sai Baba!
    Sai Tinubu!
    Change Dole!

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