Breaking: Kaduna Govt provided bedrock for foreign investments–Uba Sani
The Kaduna State Government has said that it has begun massive infrastructure development in rural and urban areas to attract investors.
The state governor, Sen. UBA Sani said this on Thursday in Abuja, at the African Natural Resource and Energy Investment Summit (AFNIS).
The governor, who was represented by the state’s Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Abubakar Buba, said that investors would have no difficulty accessing any part of the state.
According to him, the government also has attractive incentives for investors.
“The KDSG has created the enabling environment for investors. The state is rated as one of the best in the ease of doing business.
“We have put in place legal and institutional frameworks to ease business activities.
“Our tax system has been simplified and aligned to meet the needs of both existing and new business concerns.
“We can allocate large expanse of land to any investor that shows serious commitment. Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) will also be approved without delay.
“We are committed to making Kaduna State a local and foreign investment hub in Nigeria,” he said.
Sani said that the state government was particularly interested in attracting investors that could optimise its mining potential.
He said that the state offered huge opportunities for investors in mining and renewable energy.
“Kaduna state is blessed with minerals like gold, lithium, manganese, tin, columbite, tantalite, iron – ore, nickel, amethyst, tourmaline, granite, laterite, cassiterite, molybdenite, aquamarine, saphire, topaz, garnet, beryllium, platinum, cobalt, and several others.
“Our renewable energy potential are in the areas of solar energy, wind nergy and hydropower.
“I call on investors, especially in the mining and renewable energy sectors, to avail themselves of the huge opportunities in our state.
“There is no better place to put your money. You will reap huge dividends if you make this important and strategic business decision,” he said.