The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has called on young people to leverage on opportunities in the agriculture through the use of digital technology, to change the face of the sector in Nigeria and Africa.
Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Wednesday while speaking during the Presidential Panel session of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) at the International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana; with the theme “Grow Digital: Leveraging Digital Transformation to Drive Sustainable Food Systems in Africa.”
Participating alongside the Vice President on the panel, which was moderated by former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, was the President, Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo; Prime Minister of Rwanda, Edouard Ngirente; and Africa Union (AU) Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, Josefa Sacko.
According to the Vice President, several tech companies are already in the agricultural space. He further noted that one of the advantages of technology is collaboration, which is a major feature of digital technology.