The 33rd Kano International Trade Fair kicked off yesterday with the president of the Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA); Alhaji Ahmad Rabiu, saying that the Chamber hopes to surpass the record of the previous edition especially in the area of attendance.

“Apart from the eight countries that are already on ground, especially China that came through the Nigeria-China window,we are still expecting more countries that has promised to participate at the fair,” he said.

He added that the fair will link businessmen in Nigeria with their counterparts across the globe.

Also speaking at the event, chairman of the trade fair organizing committee, Yahaya Sulaiman Danbare, said the theme of this year’s fair is very good as no aspect of human endeavour could be achieved without peace.