The Board of Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) was formally inaugurated on the 9th of March, 2018 by the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh OFR.

On the 27th of March, 2018, the Board held its maiden meeting (being the 12th Regular Governing Board Meeting of ARCN) at the Dr. Ogbemudia Conference Hall, Agricultural Research House, Mabushi, Abuja.

The meeting which was very well attended had in attendance 21 members including the Chairman in the person of Hon. Adetunji T. Ajagbe.

The Chairman, Hon. Adetunji T. Ajagbe in his opening address congratulated and welcomed members and urged them to arm themselves with useful ideas on how to move the Council forward.

Useful discussions and deliberations were held, at the end of which the Chairman appreciated members for their contributions while bringing the meeting to a formal close.