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July 10, 2024

Gov Yusuf pledges to cultivate investor-friendly environment in Kano

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Governor Yusuf of Kano

Governor Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State, on Wednesday, promised to establish a conducive atmosphere for potential investors in the region to bolster economic growth.

The governor said this during a friendly meeting between the Governor and Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Hajiya Aisha Rimi, at the Government House in Kano.

The governor, in a statement by his spokesperson, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, reiterated the state government’s firm commitment to encouraging investments and fostering economic progress.

He said: “We are determined to create a favorable environment for investors in our state. Recognizing the pivotal role of investments in shaping Kano State’s economic landscape, we stand ready to provide necessary support to realize this goal.

“Through close collaboration with the federal government, we aim to unleash Kano State’s full potential as a vibrant investment destination.
“Together, we can attract and retain investors who will significantly contribute to our state’s economic advancement.”

Hajiya Aisha Rimi, the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission, hailed Kano State as a key investment hub in Northern Nigeria, emphasizing the need to attract investors to the region.

She affirmed NIPC’s commitment to enhancing Kano’s economic landscape by supporting local investors and facilitating their growth.

She said: “We are actively engaged in engaging philanthropic organizations and developing a comprehensive portfolio for investors.

“This initiative will simplify the process for foreign investors to explore and engage in opportunities within Kano.”

She also commended Governor Yusuf for his remarkable achievements in education, healthcare, and security sectors, noting that these advancements have created a stable and appealing environment for both local and international investors.