Kano Onion traders begins export to  Europe, Asia

 

Kano Onion traders begins export to  Europe, Asia

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

The umbrella  body of  onion traders in Kano state  have finalized arrangements   that will facilitate  the  exportation  of Onions to  Europe, Asia and neighboring African countries.

The secretary, Onion Traders and Farmers Association of Nigeria, Kano state chapter, Mustapha Adam , Saturday in an interview  disclosed that all documentation processes have been completed by the association, adding  that onion could now be exported from Kano to abroad.

He said the association  is officially certified  to export Onion  to Saudi Arabia, India and Turkey, stressing that the development will support federal government’s  diversification campaign programme .

Adam stated that the exportation of the farm product will help boost revenue generation to the  federal government, state government, entrepreneurs and onion  farmers.

He appealed to federal government to provide onion farmers and traders with subsidy,  financial and logistic support to uplift their  sector to compete with other viable  sector of Nigerian economy..

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