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Tambuwal Commends FG On Economic Diversification | The Precision

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Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu
Enelamah, and Gov. of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal
 
Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has commended the Federal Government’s drive to
diversify the country’s economy, saying the move will have long term
positive effect on the lives of the people.
Speaking
in Sokoto when declared open the 9th meeting of the National Council on
Industries, Trade and Investment, Tambuwal said Sokoto has already
taken a cue from FG and has doubled its efforts to create sustainable
industries in all parts of the country.
He said as a state rich in solid minerals, his administration has made it a top prority to explore the deposits.
“We are making huge progress in harnessing those resources for the benefit of our people. We believe this will go a long way in complimenting paradigm shift agenda of Federal Government from oil to non oil sectors,” he added.
Tambuwal
noted that in its effort to create enabling environment for
investments, the state government has worked out strategic plan which
has so far yielded positive result.
“This
initiative led to the establishment of an organic fertilizer plant,
Sokoto textile factory, sugar processing factory, tomato processing
factory among others scheduled to come on board soon.”
The Governor called for new measured to address market deficiencies and ensure effective price management in the country.
 
“To
achieve this, priority attention should be given to product quality
control mechanism and standardization to protect the consumer, while
ease of doing business should be extended to small businesses by way of
ensuring ease of access to financing and other support services. 
In
his remarks, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu
Enelamah, said the diversification agenda of the Federal Government has
now made the country to be among top nations promoting reforms
worldwide.

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