Abuja - The Kano State Government has pledged
to provide land and incentives to encourage foreign investors set manufacturing
plants and other infrastructure.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje gave the assurance while
receiving the Spanish Ambassador to
Nigeria, Alfonso Sebastian, at the Government House in Kano.
Ganduje added that because of Kano's position as the populous city in Nigeria and
strategic commercial centre, it was the best destination for doing business in
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He said the present administration in the state did not
He disclosed the state government was planning to
construct a new abattoir in the state, which he said would provide raw material
for leather industries, especially those from Spain.
Sebastian said Spain had one of the world's largest Gross
Domestic Product and was potentially rich in renewal energy sources.
He added his country was seeking closer relations with
Kano State in the areas of trade, water supply and technology.
He disclosed that a Spanish company is
interested in constructing a Photovoltaic Electricity Plant that will produce
100 MW in Kano, at no cost to the government.
- CAJ News