History of FESMAN
Federation Of Snail Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FESMAN), the Private Sector National Association empowered under the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and under the umbrella body of Federation of Agricultural Commodity Association of Nigeria (FACAN) including Ministry of Agriculture and rural developement to breed and ndevelop snails and its value chains in Nigeria.
The pioneer formation stage of FESMAN Started in 2012, with the approval from Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment came in 2014. The registration of FESMAN was on the 6th October 2016. The formation Stage was spearheaded by Hon. Ebeh A. Ikechukwu Ogoenyi currently the National President and Hon. Chidi Uzoma Onyekwuluje currently the Vice President South East.
During and after the election into verious positions, credible and committed members in the National and States executives emerged by appointments as empowered by the constitution. The Association, since then, incoming of the committed executive Members who feels the positions of the members/Executive members who has violated the constitution of FESMAN and lost their membership or expelled from the Association, FESMAN has been setting tremendous pace both locally and internationally among her pairs. During the formation stage of this FESMAN, it was supervised and monitored by both Federal ministry of Industry,
Trade and Investment and the Ministry of Agriculture and rural developement, with Desk officers in both ministries. we have been living up to the obligations.