Nigeria: Kebbi state Woos Foreign Investors at Dubai Economic Summit

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The Kebbi State Government under the leadership of Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu is seeking for potential foreign investors in the state’s economic sectors with competitive advantages, specifically in agricultural products, mineral and natural resources.

Currently a delegation from Kebbi State Government are at the 7th Edition of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) happening at World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE, the three-day event is holding between the 2nd to 4th of April, 2017.

With participants from over 140 countries in the world converging, the event was opened on the 2nd of April under the Distinguished Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin RASHID Al Mahktoum, the UAE Vice President, Prime Minister & Ruler of Dubai. His Highness attended the fair today. Also at the Kebbi stand was Her Royal Highness Princess of Dubai who showed great interest in precious stones.

Members of the delegation include the Kebbi State Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce, Hajiya Fatima Ango and Hajia Sa’adatu Attahiru Maccido. Also at the event is the State Chairman APC, Barr. Attahiru Maccido.

AIM is the region’s first Emerging Markets FDI-focused event to offer a perfect blend of trade fair and intellectual features aimed at enriching Institutional, corporate and individual investors attending with a comprehensive set of guidelines for their future investment decisions in high growth regions.

Governor Bagudu via the Perm. Sec. Commerce has reiterated the commitment of the Kebbi State Government and Nigeria under the administration of President Buhari at providing an open and conducive atmosphere for investors.

The United Arab Emirates is an Arabian Peninsula nation settled mainly along the Persian (Arabian) Gulf. The country is a federation of 7 emirates with Abu Dhabi as the island capital. It can be recalled that in January 2016, President Buhari signed a trade & investment agreement between both countries.


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