Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nasarawa State Investment Development Agency,NSIDA.
By Shonaye Prince – Lafia
Mr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nasarawa State Investment Development Agency,NSIDA, said the agency has attracted more than $500 million investment to Nasarawa State.
Mr. Abdullahi revealed this to Journalists during a press briefing in his office in Lafia, on Thursday 17th February, saying the agency is committed to ensuring the state economy thrives better.
He said there has been significant improvement in both foreign direct investments and indigenous investment in the state under the Abdullahi Sule administration in Nasarawa State.
NASIDA CEO explained that the agency is a shop that contains all business opportunities in the present administration whose aim is to improve the economy of the state through private participation for the development of the state.
Ibrahim said, “The role of government is to provide legal environment regulatory framework for business to thrive in the state.Over the past two years of Sule’s administration we had closed significant 13 public-private partnerships, we implement a significant business environment.”
“This has attracted over 500 million US dollars investment to Nasarawa State both domestic and foreign into the major sector of the state economy.”
“We witnessed the signing of Public-Private Partnership agreement for the Nasarawa State transport and the construction of Bus terminus earlier today, Thursday 17th February.”
“We also recently signed an agreement with BECOM energy to the construction of Awuta Balefi recycling plant, the project has attracted about N32billion both domestic and foreign investment, ” explained.
Mr. Ibrahim urged the people of Nasarawa State to support the agency to achieve its dream of uplifting the State economy status.