President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has recognized the efforts of Governor Abdullahi Sule at ensuring industrial growth and economic rejuvenation of Nasarawa State.

The president who stated this in Lafia, Nasarawa State while declaring open the second Nasarawa Investment Summit was also point blank on his administration’s determination to further attract domestic and international investors.

Industrial Renaissance as the theme of the summit is fashioned out to reiterate the prospects that abound in Nasarawa State all tailored at Leveraging Nasarawa’s potential for Wealth Creation.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu represented by Minister of Trade and Investment Doris Anite said his commitment to industrial growth is not out of place, hence commending Nasarawa State Government for looking in the direction that heralds economic and investment benefits.

Honoured by the presence of investors and dignitaries that graced the Investment Summit, Governor Abdullahi Sule re-echoed his vision of driving home the socio-economic potentials in Nasarawa State, highlighting that measures are in place to further unlock the Industrial, Agricultural and Mining potential of the state.

Joining the summit virtually from New York, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed recognized the investment potential of Nasarawa and saw the need for individuals within the public and private sectors to seize the opportunity being presented by the summit.

On her part, Minister of State, Police Affairs said her office is poised to support the creation of an investment-friendly environment.

The summit also attracted inputs from the Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Aliyu Ahmed Wadada, the representative of African Development Bank, that of Access Bank,  the Bank of Industries and the Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Usman Shehu Osidi all bringing to perspective the investment opportunities in Nasarawa State.

The investment summit also featured discussions on unlocking Nasarawa Wealth as well as a session that was captioned, Cultivating Solution: Strengthening the food value chain to combat food insecurity featuring, Professor Pat Utomi and Deputy Governor Emmanuel Akabe among others.

The speakers, reiterated the focus on economic diversification, highlighting the need to block industrial deficits and open up the investment space in Nasarawa State and beyond.

Managing Director of Nasarawa Investment and Development Agency, Barrister Ibrahim Abdullahi said the summit underscores the greater achievements that lie ahead of the state owing the the reforms that have been put across different areas among other investment opportunities that have come on stream.

Barrister Abdullahi, also explained that the two-day summit will apart from featuring discussions on Solid Mineral, agriculture, and MSME clinic, will also feature an Oil and Gas round table.

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