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D’banj gets government appointment

13 March 2014, 16:17

Abuja -  The “koko master” Dbanj has been made the Ambassador for the Nagropreneurs Initiative, conceived by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwunmi Adesina.

 Dbanj’s ambassadorship was announced during the launch of the Nigerian Agricultural Entrepreneurs, Nagroprenuers, initiative that is designed to  attract youths to agriculture.

On his Instagram page Dbanj put a photo of him and the minister of agriculture and wrote:

“Yesterday was very fulfilling as I chilled with the Hon. Minister of Agriculture,Dr @akin_adesina as he unfolded his on going plans for the development of Agriculture in Nigeria.Indeed Agriculture is the newest way of creating wealth and my Youths we do it with swag no need for cutlasses & hoes. #DoAgric it pays”

D’banj is currently an ambassador for `ONE Campaign’, an organisation committed to raising public awareness and working with political leaders to combat AIDS.

ONE Director for Africa, Sipho Moyo, said the organisation was ready to launch a new initiative called “Do Agric, It Pays” and wanted to partner with Nigeria on the programme which would be launched on March 20.


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