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Nigeria remembers Trade icon, Chiedu Osakwe who passed on at 64

Nigeria's Chief Trade Negotiator, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe had passed while receiving treatment in Switzerland. He is credited for chairing negotiations that led to Nigeria's signing of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement. President Muhammadu Buhari described Osakwe as a man with intellectual depth who demonstrated professionalism in all trade agreements he negotiated for the country. Here is how the special policy dialogue colloquium unfolded with CNBC Africa.

How can Nigeria’s agriculture sector gain leverage from signing AfCFTA treaty?

The Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), Chiedu Osakwe told CNBC Africa that the government is working to ensure that it ratifies the African Continental Free Trade Agreement in the coming weeks. But how can Nigeria's agriculture value chain position to take advantage of this pact? Kola Masha, Managing Director of Babban Gona joins CNBC Africa for more.

Chiedu Osakwe: Nigeria to ratify AfCFTA in a couple of weeks

The Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN), Chiedu Osakwe, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the move to expeditiously ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which may be done in a couple of weeks. To discuss plans in place towards achieving this, he joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi for more.

AfCFTA: What’s holding Nigeria back?

Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe Director General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations says he is convinced that the country will do the right thing regarding the signing of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement, but the ultimate decision lies with the President. He discussed this with CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa at the Intra-Africa Trade Fair in Egypt.
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