VP Shettima Arrives In US For International Food Forum


Vice President Kashim Shettima has arrived in the United States of America to participate in the African Development Bank (AfDB) World Food Prize-facilitated Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue slated for Iowa.

The Vice President, who will serve as the Special Guest at the occasion, is due to deliver the keynote address at the event.

The program commences on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023.

The Vice President will also partake in high-stakes meetings across some states of the US with manufacturers, investors, and top government officials.

Other personalities that will participate in the Norman E. Borlaug International Dialogue include; the late former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan; World Food Prize Laureates; Ghana President, John Kufuor and AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adeshina; former President Olusegun Obasanjo among others.

The distinguished African leaders participating in the forum will use the event to canvas support for agricultural development and food sufficiency in Africa.

Vice President Shettima will use the platform to showcase the potentials and endowments of Nigeria’s Agricultural sector.

He will also woo investors and push for commitments to achieving President Bola Tinubu’s mandates and programmes for Nigeria’s agricultural sector.