Nigeria to start Exporting yams to Europe,US From June 29 2017

Nigeria on June 29, will export 72 tonnes of yam to Europe and the United States of America (USA), the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said. According Dr Olukayode Oyeleye, the Special Assistant to the minister (Media). Ogbeh disclosed this at a meeting with members of the Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme. The minister said the flag-off of the yam export would be done at the Apapa Port and that it would be exported in three containers at 24 tonnes each.