In Oyo :Over 20,000 participants to grace the International food and drinking festival.
As part of the concerted efforts at addressing the major odds encountering global demand for safe food items ,Ibadan city has concluded plans to play host to international food and drinks festival during the Easter season .
The festival, is expected to converge a gathering of fun lovers, especially families with a special interest in food and drinks, will open on Friday, 30th of March till Sunday, 1st of April, 2018 at the popular Ibadan Recreation Club, Adamasigba, Ibadan.
This was contained in the release made available to News Writers by the Project Coordinator, Mr Clemence Eki, over 20,000 participants and reputable big brands in the food and drink sector are expected to grace the event which is modelled after successful similar festivals all over the world.“ Specifically, we are putting this event together to further create value for big players (brands) and SMEs in the food and drink sector of our economy by bringing them together under one roof of unlimited sales opportunities. More importantly also is to create a very good ambience for fun loving Nigerians especially families to enjoy the season of Easter which stretches through the duration of the event”.
His statement reads :
“ The international food and drinks festival has been held all over the world to much acclaim. Ibadan, being a major city in Nigeria and with her pride of place in the nation’s history being hosts to the premier university, the first TV station, the first stadium amongst many others, presents us the obvious choice to host the Nigerian version. We guarantee three days of fun, great food and drinks, both local and continental”.