Agege LGA unveils the 2022 international fair –


The Agege Local Government Region of Lagos State has unveiled the 2022 International Trade Fair with 100 young entrepreneurs receiving free stalls to showcase their products and services to customers.

Alhaji Ganiyu Egunjobi, the executive chairman of LG region, in his remarks at the unveiling ceremony at Agege Stadium, urged locals to patronize traders, especially young people at the trade fair.

According to him, constant patronage at the fair will encourage young traders to increase their sales and continuously develop their businesses.

“This is an annual trade show, intended to empower young traders and help others showcase their wares to customers inside and outside the community.

“Many people have benefited from this program in the past and we continue to launch it to empower grassroots youth entrepreneurs.

“It’s another way we use to encourage them in their different entrepreneurial skills. With the fair, we help them introduce their products to the public,” he said.

Egunjobi, represented by his wife, Ramat Egunjobi, urged traders to make their products affordable to customers to encourage more patronage.

Gbenga Abiola, the vice chairman of the council, said the annual trade fair activities have had a lot of positive impacts on the business activities of the Agege community.

Abiola, also chairman of the organizing committee for the 2022 international trade fair, urged residents to visit the scene and patronize community traders and artisans.

“It is a way to put Agege’s business activities and businesses in the right direction to ensure the development of the community.

“This trade fair has brought more developments to business activities in Agege, where both natives and non-natives benefit from the annual trade fair.” he said.

In his remarks, Taibat Lawal, General Iyaloja of Agege commended the local government for the opportunity given to traders to showcase their products and services for sale free of charge.

“We thank the local government council for this annual trade fair and the great opportunity given to traders here in Agege to do business freely,” she said.

Omolara Anifowose, one of the beneficiaries, also thanked the local government chairman for his kind gesture in allowing them to showcase their businesses at the fair.

Anifowose said the annual trade show has brought tremendous growth to her fabric business.

Another beneficiary, Omowunmi Ogundipe, hailed the council administration for the annual trade fair.

“This is one of the periods that we always look for to achieve huge sales of our goods and services.

“It’s because the fair always attracts customers from different communities and the state in general.

“We want the government to step up publicity to attract more people to the fair,” she added.


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