Before the discovery of oil, nigeria major export was the agricultural product and solid minerals with cocoa , palm oil and tin being the major source of revenue for the Nigeria government.
it happened that since the discovery of Oil, the nation has abandoned both the agricultural and solid mineral industry. but for any nation to grow the country must take advntage of both the agriculture becuase on this the survival of humanity depends. Everybody must eat, therefore some people must produce the food. Also no nation develops without harnessing its available natural resource to provide development for her economy.
Important of Non Oil Export
1. It provides job for our unemployed youths
2. It generate revenue for the government
3. It serves as a means to reduce pressure on the nation currency.