Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says one of the mandate of his administration is to develop and promote commercial and industrial business activities in the State hence the commitment of the State government to support investors through partnership with the organize private sector.
The Governor stated this at the North East stakeholders forum on non oil exports held at the Medical and Health Workers Union Hall.
Represented by the Secretary to the State Government Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, the Governor said his administration embarked on upgrade and provision of infrastructures for the smooth conduct of business activities such as roads, water supply, electricity, communication and security among others.
The Governor said in order to fast track and promote export activities in the State, his administration in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council has trained 150 Gombe State Indigenes on exports of Agricultural products.
“This stakeholders forum with the theme “Embracing Export for Sustainable Economic Growth” is a call to serve and to rally round on Export business activities in order to promote Non-oil in the region for Export”.
The Governor commended the regional office of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council for taking the bull by the horn despite daunting challenges in the North East sub-region such as power outages, high cost of raw materials among others.
Earlier in his address of welcome the Gombe State commissioner of Trade Industry and Tourism Nasiru Aliyu commended the Nigerian Export Promotion Council for its numerous roles in National Economic Diversification
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