FANRPAN Celebrates Women Champions in Agriculture

Date of publication: 
2019

Professor Sidi Osho - Nee Andu– new Chairperson for FANRPAN Board of Governors.

 On the 1st of March 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa; at a meeting of the Board of Governors for the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), Nigerian national, Prof Sidi Osho, was elected to Chair the Board. She takes over from H.E. Sindiso Ngwenya, the immediate past Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), whose term had come to an end. Confirming their approval, network members at the Extra-Ordinary General Meeting that was held on 26 February, in Pretoria, South Africa, unanimously endorsed the election of Professor Osho.

She is an Award winning and seasoned administrator with over 35 years’ experience in strategic planning, and public and private sector partnerships. Professor Osho served as the first Vice Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Nigeria, from January 2010 and through her wealth of experience, led the development of the university into the world- renowned institution that it is today, within a period of 4 years.