Top Nigerian musician, Innocent Idibia aka 2Baba has formally unveiled INNOBIA Cooperatives Organisation (INNOBIA ALLIED LTD).
It is an agro-allied business concern with headquarters in Nigeria.
He made the announcement on Monday 13th July during a live chat
with Nigerian Stock Exchange CEO, Mr Oscar N. Onyema, OON.
It was also the virtual ringing of the gong to close the market.
However The initiative was birthed out of the desire to key into the government policy
of diversification of the economy through agriculture.
On his decision to do this, 2baba wrote and we quote;
“We want to create jobs for our youths and empower our women in order to break the chain of poverty and contribute meaningfully to the economy. Our target is to empower a minimum of 1,000 youths in each of the 36 States and the FCT by the year 2021”. 2Baba declared.
“On behalf of the board and management of INNOBIA, I seek your support and partnership. This is in our bid to achieve the ultimate objective of addressing the issues of food sufficiency and job creation for our people.
Meanwhile Working in partnership with seasoned local and international agribusiness experts and concerns,
2baba commenced the INNOBIA operations months ago.
Furthermore The pilot project to engage, train and empower 10,000 women and youths
in rice and soya beans production is ongoing in Benue State.