Ondo state Governor Olusegun Mimiko has disclosed that the state will soon commence production of chocolate that is internationally worthy, hygienic, nourishing and outstanding.
Mimiko said this while speaking at a gala night/dinner organised for participants of the National Defence College NDC), Abuja, Course 24, as part of activities rounding off their week long geo-strategic tour of the state.
He said group-farmers will get stock brokers and thus market their products in Nigerian stock exchange with the aim of branding cocoa in a globally acceptable way.
He added that plans will soon be concluded to ensure cocoa from the state gain commodity pricing and value at the Stock Exchange Market.
He expressed confidence that the state will soon be recognised globally in its cocoa revolution and will in turn assist in repositioning Nigeria to its position in cocoa production among comity of nations