KadInvest : We’ve concluded plans to create additional jobs ,develop Agricultural Sector – El-Rufai
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai said the State government has concluded all plans to create additional jobs and develop the agricultural sector
El-Rufai who stated this at Kaduna Investment Summit (KADinvest) 4.0 held at Musa Yar’Adua Hall in Kaduna, presented the State Development plan 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 during the Summit with hope that the presentation will provide over 1,000 thousands jobs to the youth.
Speaking on Alhaji Aliko Dangote, he described him as the richest man in Africa while commending him on his advise for an investment.
“In his remarks, Alhaji Dangote said that there was need to attract more investors to the state.
“We need to attract private investors into the state to invest and develop the state, Dangote said.
He commended the state government for accommodating both local and foreign and small and large enterprises to invest in the state.
Dangote told Northern leaders that power is a necessary element in Kaduna State from Kudenda to Gurara to fasten the ease of doing business.
He advised the state government to create an economic team led by the Deputy Governor to coordinate the affairs of investments.
In a closing remarks, the Executive Secretary, Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA), Umma Yusuf Aboki, said investment drive is beginning to yield results and has attracted investments worth over 500 million USD which include the largest hatchery and feed mill in Sub-Sahara Africa by Olam (150 million USD).
“A potato processing plant by Vicampro Nigeria Limited (100 million USD) and a tractor assembling plant by Mahindra Tractors (20 million USD) among others.”
She commended the state Government for their support towards achieving huge success in the ease of doing business in the state while she declared the 2019 KADinvest closed.