Tag: akintunde sawyerr

How to fix Nigeria’s supply chain challenges

The news of Shoprite’s planned divestment from Nigeria has reignited conversations about the state of Nigeria’s business environment. When South African retailer, Woolworths, announced its exit from Nigeria, the company emphasised duties, high rental costs, and supply chain challenges in Nigeria as major reasons for its exit. Akintunde Sawyerr, Executive Secretary of the Agricultural Fresh Produce Growers and Exporters Association of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa for more.

How Nigeria can ensure food security during the COVID-19 lock-down

As the COVID-19 lock-down in Nigeria progresses, we find out how best to ensure food security in the new normal. Akintunde Sawyerr, Founder of the Agricultural Fresh Produce Growers and Exporters Association of Nigeria (AFGEAN) joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.
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