KANO – The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has restated its commitment to ensuring full implementation of the Federal Government’s export policies and programmes in the country.
Alhaji Saidu Sada, NEPC Principal Executive Officer in the Kano Zonal Office, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday.
He said implementing government’s export policies and programmes was necessary in order to promote the non-oil sector of the nation’s economy.
“Our vision is to make the non- oil export sector a significant contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic Product.
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According to him, the implementation of the Federal Government’s export policies and programmes will facilitate export in order to promote sustainable economic development.
“ We promote the development and diversification of Nigeria’s export trade.
‘’We also maintain adequate and effective representation in other countries,’’ Sada said.
NEPC, he said, would continue to provide technical assistance to local exporters to enhance economic growth and development in the country.
‘’We shall continue to provide technical support in areas like export procedure and documentation, transportation financing, marketing techniques, quality control, export packaging, costing and pricing and publicity among other areas,’’ he added.
He said the council was planning to organise an outward trade mission to boost the country’s export business.(NAN).