A former chairman of Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Christopher Kolade is expected as chief guest of honour at the launch of a book on the non-oil sector that would attract many dignitaries all over the country.
The book entitled, ‘Export Architecture Roadmap: The Nigerian and Global Perspectives,’ details opportunities in the non-oil export sector and why it is key to reviving the economies of countries, including Nigeria” and written by Bala Yesufu, Director, Corporate and Government Affairs (West Africa) at Cadbury, would be unveiled next week in Lagos.
The book describes the various ways of becoming an exporter in Nigeria, steps required to attain this status and why export is important for individuals and nations. Answers to questions such as, Who gains from exports? What happens to nations that pay little attention to exports? and other related questions are answered by the author.
The book also enumerates associated risks in export, and exposes intending exporters to exportable commodities and products, including the countries where they are needed. The book challenges Nigerians and Africans to begin to get creative to earn more foreign exchange from export to serve as a buffer against external shocks
The foreword was written by Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor and current Emir of Kano, with endorsements from captains of industry, academics and diplomats.