Cov/USMAN MZ, Jigawa
Jigawa state has reaffirmed Commitment to boost economic growth as well as create jobs, promote prosperity and wellbeing of the people.
State Deputy Governor, Mallam Umar Namadi stated this during a stakeholders consultation meeting with Federal ministries, departments and agencies at Sir Ahmadu Bello Hall new secretariat in Dutse.
According to him, the state government had embarked on series of engagements with stakeholders in a bid to strengthen relationships to ease the processes of establishing investments.
Mallam Umar Namadi, who is also the Chairman, InvsetJigawa Council narrated that the role of the agency was to promote and facilitate investments in the state.
He said the meeting was the third in the series, while expressing hope that participants would have a better understanding of their roles in supporting the goal.
The deputy governor noted that the agency had an investors’ checklist who made the requirements.
Earlier, the Director General of the agency, Hajiya Furera Isma Jumare emphasized the role of the agency in promoting and facilitating investments in jigawa state.
Radio Nigeria reports that some of the investment opportunities highlighted at the event included agribusiness, light manufacturing, healthcare, tourism and energy.
Others are hibiscus, soybeans, cowpea, tomatoes, maize, groundnut, millet, rice, sesame, sorghum, Granite, ,kaolin, columbite, iron ore and soda ash.