The Embassy of Ukraine in Nigeria, jointly with the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be hosting the first Ukrainian trade mission to Nigeria between 3-6 April. The visit is organized in partnership with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Office for Trade Negotiations, the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (NACCIMA). Nigeria’s The Guardian has informed about this, UNIAN reports.
The visit will be headed by the Ukrainian trade representative and Deputy Minister for Economic Development and Trade, Natalia Mykilska. Mykilska is also a special envoy of the Ukrainian President to Nigeria. The Ukrainian delegation will also include Deputy Minister for Agrarian Policy and Food Olga Trofimtseva, the Vice-President of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergiy Svystil and representatives of multiple Ukrainian corporations engaged in international trade, agrarian and food industry, automotive, aviation, engineering and information technology, chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing.
The Ukrainian delegation is expected to land in Lagos on 4 April, just in time for the Nigeria and Ukraine Business Forum. The trade mission has also scheduled a meeting with the Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. In the course of its stay in Abuja, a Memorandum of Understanding would be signed between Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry and that of Ukraine.