NACCIMA National President Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu calls on women to enter into mining and agricultural sectors in the country.

National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu has said that women must change the way they do business by creating the paradigm shift in the mining and agricultural sectors in the country.

She also urged women to join the platform of women entrepreneurs including NAWORG, to take advantage of capacity-building and networking opportunities to arm themselves with business skills and use this to create value chain of agro-processing for exportation.
The President who noted that the real challenge in ensuring these mining potentials translate to economic development is lack of access to land and mining infrastructure and in Nigeria, two per cent of licensed miners are women.

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While speaking on the topic, Agricultural Value Chain, Agribusiness and Mining, the National President who was represented by Chief (Mrs) Anita Nana Okuribido, Managing Director, SIMAN Engineering Limited, said there are lots of opportunities in the Mining and Agricultural sectors strategically positioned for women.