Kogi Can Feed Nigerians and Beyond – Achuba

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Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba has said that, with the right level of investment in the state, the state has what it takes to feed the entire country and beyond.

Elder Simon Achuba who stated this in an opening address at the ongoing Kogi State Economic and Investment Summit in Lokoja, the state capital said the state is blessed with natural resources and has the potential to boost the economy of the country and the state when fully harnessed.
He said the state has put the summit together to enable investors discover the uncommon resources and invest heavily in the state, maintaining that the state is safe for investment.
The Deputy Governor said the present administration of the state led by Governor Yahaya Bello has built a great reputation in many areas for the good and benefit of the people.
He urged the stakeholders at the summit to come out with workable resolutions that would translate to uncommon transformation and a boost in all aspects of the economy of the state and the country at large.
In his keynote address, the Economic Adviser to former vice president , Professor Mike Kwanashie frown at the situation where by the country is run based on oil alone, urging for the diversification of the economy.
He said with the summit, Kogi state has already taken good steps to address national issues even as he stressed that “it is the interest of Nigeria to develop the natural resources in Kogi state for the good of the people “.
Prof Kwanashie said, by the year 2019, kogi state will be one of the best economy of the country , urging the leadership of the country to focus on Ajaokuta Steel Complex for the benefit of the country.
He further urged the federal government to give priority to the natural resources in Kogi state while enjoining investors to invest in the state.
Elder Simon Achuba who stated this in an opening address at the ongoing Kogi State Economic and Investment Summit in Lokoja, the state capital said the state is blessed with natural resources and has the potential to boost the economy of the country and the state when fully harnessed.
He said the state has put the summit together to enable investors discover the uncommon resources and invest heavily in the state, maintaining that the state is safe for investment.
The Deputy Governor said the present administration of the state led by Governor Yahaya Bello has built a great reputation in many areas for the good and benefit of the people.
He urged the stakeholders at the summit to come out with workable resolutions that would translate to uncommon transformation and a boost in all aspects of the economy of the state and the country at large.
In his keynote address, the Economic Adviser to former vice president , Professor Mike Kwanashie frown at the situation where by the country is run based on oil alone, urging for the diversification of the economy.
He said with the summit, Kogi state has already taken good steps to address national issues even as he stressed that “it is the interest of Nigeria to develop the natural resources in Kogi state for the good of the people “.
Prof Kwanashie said, by the year 2019, kogi state will be one of the best economy of the country , urging the leadership of the country to focus on Ajaokuta Steel Complex for the benefit of the country.
He further urged the federal government to give priority to the natural resources in Kogi state while enjoining investors to invest in the state.



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