PBAN seeks better incentives for bakers

 30th May 2024


The Premium Breadmakers Association of Nigeria (PBAN) has reiterated its commitment to tackle the challenges confronting the baking Industry.

This was disclosed during  its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the election of New leaders to pilot the association affairs in the next one year.

The AGM, was an hallmark event in the bread making industry,where key stakeholders were brought together, including esteemed members and industry leaders to reflect on the achievements of the past year and chart the course for the future.

Also,during the meeting, various issues were discussed, including the challenges by bread bakers in the industry, the importance of upholding high standards of breadmaking, and the need for collaboration among members to address common issues.

However, the bread-making industry requires necessary government protection given its crucial importance in the value chain of foods availability to the mass populace.”

The association also welcomed new members who have demonstrated a passion for baking and a commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and innovation in the bread industry.

As an association, we recognize the vital role that bread bakers play in providing essential food products to the Nigerian population and supporting local economies. We are committed to supporting our members through training, advocacy, and networking opportunities to help them thrive and grow their businesses.

One of the pivotal highlights of the AGM was the democratic process of electing the new Executive Committee to lead PBAN into its next chapter of growth and excellence. With a commitment to transparency and accountability, members cast their votes to elect passionate and visionary leaders who will steer the association towards its strategic objectives.

“The newly elected Executive Committee comprises dynamic individuals renowned for their dedication to the bread making industry and their unwavering commitment to advancing its interests. Their diverse expertise and collective vision promise to propel PBAN to new heights of success, innovation, and sustainability.

Names and positions of the Executive Committee members are Emmanuel Onuorah – President; Abayomi Awe – Deputy President; Emmanuel Onyoh – General Secretary; Abayomi Okikiola – Assistant General Secretary; Kene Mbuba – Treasurer; Babalola Thomas– Public & Industrial Relations Officer; Ekaette Okoi – Assistant Public & Industrial Relations Officer; Adijat Olaniyi-Olopade – Financial Secretary; Adebiyi Adebowale – Auditor; Oludare Oladeji-Ojo – Compliance & Provost Officer; Abisola Dejonwo-Tokan – Welfare Officer

“We are thrilled to have successfully concluded our AGM and Exco Elections,” said Emmanuel Onuorah, President of PBAN. “The enthusiastic participation of our members reflects their dedication to the growth and prosperity of the breadmaking industry in Nigeria. With our newly elected Executive Committee at the helm, we are confident in our ability to navigate challenges, seize opportunities, and drive positive change for our members and stakeholders.”

PBAN extended its gratitude to all attendees, participants, and volunteers whose contributions were instrumental in making the AGM and Exco Elections a resounding success. The association reaffirmed its commitment to serving the interests of its members, promoting excellence in bread making and contributing to the socio-economic development of Nigeria


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