As the second Nasarawa Investment Summit ends, stakeholders in the public and private investment domain have identified potential in areas that will serve as catalysts to the economy of the state and country.

These were the submissions of Governor Abdullahi Sule among some Chief Executive Officers of public and private establishments at the event held at Aliyu Akwe Doma Banquet hall in Lafia.

The second day of the Nasarawa Investment Summit dwelled on the Energy Business Roundtable, a follow-up of the gas roundtable earlier held in the state, thereby enumerating the successes recorded thus far.

The session was not without the input of representatives of the, NNPCL, Dangote Group and Green Ville Energy among other investors that canvased for measures to be adopted towards the survival of alternatives that would provide solutions to the energy problems in the country, hence identifying Nasarawa State as a potential hub.

A plenary session that heralds discussants that includes Governor Abdullahi Sule brought to the fore the opportunities and challenges for gas projects in Nasarawa State.

While the first plenary was captioned Gas and Industry: Powering the Nasarawa Industrialisation Agenda,the second plenary has to do with Pillars of Industrialisation: the Technology and Skills Development Imperative with the Executive Vice Chairman of NASENI among the panel of six discussants.

Delivering the keynote address on behalf of the Group Managing Director of NNPCL, Engineer Mele Kolo Kyari, Executive Vice President, Gas and Power Olalekan Oguleye appreciated the bold steps Nasarawa State has aspired to build its economy, notice in the area of solid minerals, agriculture and energy, saying the company is poised to partnering the state in driving home its vision for economic prosperity.

Similar to what was obtained on day one of the summit, a memorandum of understanding was signed between Nasarawa State Governor and the NNPCL, just as the winners of the MSME competition were presented with their cheques of one million, one point million naira and two point five million naira respectively.

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