Abuja - The Adamawa government has
initiated workable strategies and incentives to enhance speedy
industrialisation of the state, the Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Bindow, has said.
Bindow made the statement at the Adamawa special day at the
10th Abuja International Trade fair in Abuja on Friday.
Represented by the Commissioner for Commerce and Industries,
Alhaji Umar Daware, the governor said the strategies were in line with the new orientation
of the administrative and micro and economic policy objectives of the
He said that the strategies were geared toward achieving
social and economic change envisaged by the people.
The governor said the administration had provided necessary
infrastructure in major towns of the state for the achievement of the
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He said the government had keyed into the National
Industrial Development Plan and National Development Programme of the Federal
Government by proposing to implement industrial cluster concepts.
According to him, such concepts include the establishment of
enterprises zones for different classes of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
He said the government was promoting Public-Private
Partnership in the establishment of industries and other economic ventures and
developing industrial parks in partnership with the Bank of Industry.
Bindow said that other measures were the establishment of
low interest special fund for MSME, provision of tax concessions to investors,
liberal land acquisition and equity participation in projects.
He said the government planned to establish two
international markets in the two commercial towns of Mubi and Yola.
Bindow also said the government was ready to go into
partnership with investors interested in the solid minerals sector.
He said the plan for the establishment of Adamawa cement
project had reached advance stage, while efforts to ensure the commencement of
Mubi Burnt Bricks industries was being intensified.
Bindow said that the government was making efforts to
establish a Magnesit company in Garkida Local Government Area for the
production of fertiliser, refractory bricks and other related products.