70 local and foreign investors indicate interest to invest in Jigawa


About 70 domestic and foreign investors have indicated their interest to invest in Jigawa state.

The director general of Invest Jigawa, Hajiya Furera Jumare, stated this while responding to questions from newsmen in Dutse.

She said already 16 investors were on ground and they had established their investments which had started yielding positive results.

Hajiya Jumare said she had the mandate to lure investors from within and outside the country to invest in Jigawa state, which was yielding results.

She said companies like Olam and other mining and manufacturing companies had started working in the state.

She stated further that government had offered free land and tax holidays for any investor willing to invest in the state.

The director general added that there were existing Maigatari export free zone while the present government of Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar established another one at Gagarawa, all in an effort to buttress its willingness to make Jigawa state a free and conducive business state.