Ukraine set to build grain terminal at Lekki Port, Lagos.

The Ukrainian Government is set to build a grain terminal at the Lekki Port in Lagos, Nigeria, to help ensure food security on the African continent.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food in collaboration with the international company, Lagos Free Zone, a venture of the Tolaram Group at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London, United Kingdom, on Friday, June 23, New Telegraph reported.

According to a Ukrainian media outlet, a press service issued by the ministry disclosed that the MoU was signed by the Ukrainian First Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Taras Vysotsky on behalf of the government.

Vysotsky said: “Cooperation between the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food and the Lagos Free Zone will be aimed at the creation of the necessary infrastructure for ensuring further ceaseless supplies of Ukrainian agricultural products both to Nigeria and the entire African continent with the main goal of ensuring the food security in the regions in greatest need.

“The Ukrainian agrarian sector will continue playing an important role in ensuring international food security, especially when the world population is increasing.”

Ukraine has the capacity and the technical know-how to build a rice terminal being the largest exporter and producer of wheat before the start of the Russian-Ukraine war.

“If Russia Wins, It Will Lead to World War III”: President Zelenskyy Reveals Why Africa should Support Ukraine

Meanwhile, Domotechmedia had reported that the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, revealed why he wants Africa to support his country in the war against Russia.

During online meeting with punch and other African media in August, 2022, Zelenskyy, said “I am an open president.”

He added by saying at the beginning of that, “I want our dialogue to be open…You can ask any questions… I promise to answer them openly.”

African Leaders Set for Peace Mission to Ukraine, Russia

Domotechmedia also reported that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading seven African leaders on a peace mission between Ukraine and Russia.

Ramaphosa, who has arrived at Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, will meet with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky before heading to Russia with his seven-member team on a peace mission.

Source: Domotechmedia