African Coconut Heritage Initiative (AFRICOCO) Unveils the Spectacular 10th International Coconut Festival: AgunkeFest 2023

Canada, 29th Nov 2023, King NewsWire — AFRICOCO proudly announces the much-anticipated 10th International Coconut Festival, AgunkeFest 2023, and the National Coconut Awards, in an exhilarating collaboration with the Lagos State Government, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and National Orientation. Set against the backdrop of a decade-long journey, the festival will take place from December 7th to 9th, 2023, promising a sensational 3-day Coconut Fiesta.

Igniting a Century Action Plan for Coconut Prosperity in Nigeria:

Themed “Celebrating a Decade of Coconut Culture,” AgunkeFest 2023 symbolizes a pivotal moment in commemorating the rich heritage and cultural significance of coconuts. This celebration serves as a launchpad for a forward-looking Century Action Plan aimed at fostering coconut prosperity across Nigeria.

The event is set to captivate audiences with a plethora of activities, including insightful symposiums, engaging coconut cooking demonstrations, vibrant cultural performances, and a dazzling float parade. A highlight of the festival will be the presence of distinguished guests and speakers.

Keynote Speaker – Mr. Julian Baricuatro:

Renowned award-winning entrepreneur, author and visionary, Mr. Julian Baricuatro, the mastermind behind the Canada Coconut Festival, World Superfoods Expo, World Shea, and World Coffee and Tea Expo, will grace the stage as the Keynote Speaker. Mr. Baricuatro’s address will not only focus on advocating for the Circular Economy model but will also shed light on the role of Probiotics in Coconut Farming. He will discuss the benefits of Probiotics, elucidating how they contribute to enhancing coconut yield, sustainability, and the overall health of coconut trees. His insights will offer a holistic approach towards fostering sustainable and healthy coconut farming practices.

Celebrity Engagement and Musical Extravaganza:

Adding to the festival’s allure, the glitz and glamour of Nollywood stars will shine at AgunkeFest 2023. A stellar lineup of Nollywood celebrities will join in the festivities, engaging with attendees and highlighting the cultural significance of coconuts. Additionally, the event will feature a captivating performance by Mega 99, promising an electrifying performance that will reverberate through the celebration.

Distinguished Guests of Honor:

AgunkeFest 2023 is honored to host esteemed guests, including Sen. Abubakar Kyari, the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, and Hon. Lola Ade-John, the Minister of Tourism. The event’s Chief Guest of Honor will be none other than Hon. Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu, the esteemed Governor of Lagos State.

This event is more than a celebration; it’s a collective effort to propel Nigeria’s coconut industry towards prosperity, sustainability, and inclusive growth. It underscores the significance of collaboration between government bodies, industry leaders, and cultural influencers in shaping a thriving coconut ecosystem.

Join us at AgunkeFest 2023 to be part of this historic celebration and contribute to shaping a brighter future for Nigeria’s coconut heritage and economy.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Mr. Dapo Olakulehin GM, Lascoda 08023066666

About African Coconut Heritage Initiative (AFRICOCO):

AFRICOCO is a trailblazing organization committed to preserving the cultural heritage of Nigeria while championing the economic, health, and environmental benefits of coconuts. The International Coconut Festival, AgunkeFest, stands as a testament to AFRICOCO’s

decade-long dedication to fostering cultural appreciation and sustainable economic growth.

Prince Mesi AFRICOCO 08033669496

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