The Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi says Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya’s determination towards wooing potential investors into the State has began yielding positive results.
Speaking at an interactive session with Official of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission at the Government House, the SSG says as a result of Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s unwavering commitment towards building a sustainable economic system that the State was rated the best in the ease of doing business in the country, a feat that is now attracting quite a number of investors.
He expressed the State Government readiness to work in partnership with development agencies wishing to bring meaningful transformation to the state such as that of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission.
Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi said the appointment of conpetent hands to man the State Investment and Property Development Agency (GSIPDC), the construction of the Gombe Mega motor park, the multi billion naira Muhammadu Buhari industrial Park and the second Cement factory project are some of the monumental investment drive of the present administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya.
The SSG further said, apart from the various Developmental strides by the Inuwa Yahaya led administration, a lot was equally achieved in terms of business and investment opportunities especially the provision of security which is key to any investor.
While wishing the meeting a fruitful deliberations Professor Njodi also task them to come up with a new proposal different from what the State Government is doing. ” I charge you to come up with results, give us something far away of what we have, don’t tell us what we have, I expect a very robust outing”
Earlier, the team leader Mr. Ahmad Isa Ghondi said the commission was in Gombe State to discussed ways of collaboration to make the State vibrant in terms of investment and job creation for the teeming unemployed youths.
According to the Director, the collaboration is aimed at improving the State readiness to attract more investors by using information, Property and marketing strategies.
He said the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission will continue to engage and provide on site and off site Support to various MDA’s in the State.
The coaching engagement with States by the NIPC was attended by representatives from the line MDA’s and the Management of Gombe State Investment and Property Development Company led by its Director General, Muawiyyah Faruk.
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