My administration’s score card in three yreas, by Niger governor

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna
Niger State government has said that it spent N22.7 million on Consultancy to showcase the state’s tourism potentials to the world and sponsored 30 women to learn bead making, knitting, table spread making and related accessories in Turkey with N30 million.
The state Commissioner for Commerce, Tourism and Investments, Alhaji Mohammed Mudi, disclosed this in Minna.
He explained that the
hundreds of millions of Naira spent through series of foreign trips by Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello and government officials, were part of efforts to attract foreign investors to the state in the past three years.
Mohammed Mudi, who disclosed this during the bi-weekly press briefing on the achievements of the Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello-led administration in the last three years, said that N224, 736 million was spent on the construction of Suleja international market and motor parks.

Mudi explained that all the 30 women trained were doing well in creating training opportunities for other groups in parts of the state, adding that the beneficiaries had been able to establish their Small Scale Businesses in parts of the state.
On the governor’s foreign trips, the commissioner explained that most of them were for the good of the state, stressing that they are yielding results by the number of foreign investors that abound in the state.
The commissioner further said, “From the National Bureau of Statistics, 367, 000 SMEs had been registered in Niger State in the past three years of the Governor Abubarkar Sani Bello administration.

“We have completed 10 units of Business Incubation Centres, 90 units of Industrial cluster, Giram sites and Services, Advocacy and Sensitization in all the 25 local government areas in 2016 are part of the feats recorded by the ministry in the past three years”, the commissioner explained.

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