Africa must focus on locally available commodities for growth – Obasanjo

by CNBC Africa 0

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo said that African countries could achieve industrialisation by focusing their efforts on locally available commodities and by developing local entrepreneurs and industrialists. This was at a seminar of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank’s) Advisory Group on Trade Finance and Export Development in Africa. CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi spoke with him to discuss development of trade finance in Africa.