Gombe Governor Courts Moroccan Investment in Agriculture, Education, Others

6

Earlier today, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON visited the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Abuja where he held discussions with the Moroccan Ambassador to Nigeria, H. E Moha Ou Ali Tagma.

The two leaders discussed areas of potential cooperation and mutual partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and Gombe State, especially in areas of agriculture and education, among others.

During the engagement, Governor Inuwa Yahaya provided a comprehensive overview of Gombe State, highlighting its immense potential across various sectors including agriculture, education, renewable energy, oil and gas, cement, fertilizer, and security cooperation.

He also used the opportunity to highlight the remarkable successes of his administration, especially in enabling business environment where Gombe State was ranked number 1 in Nigeria in 2021 and 2022, the establishment of the 1000-hectare Muhammadu Buhari Industrial Park, Agricultural and Infrastructural transformation, among many other areas.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya, additionally brought the Envoy up to speed with Gombe’s abundant water resources and the potential they hold for irrigation farming and renewable energy initiatives, which he said presents lucrative opportunities for Moroccan investors looking to venture into agribusiness.

The Governor’s presentation sparked keen interest from Ambassador Moha Ou Ali Tagma, who recognized the synergies between Morocco’s expertise in agricultural and energy technologies and Gombe State’s abundant natural resources.

In response, the Ambassador expressed deep admiration for Governor Inuwa’s achievements, and pledged to facilitate connections between Moroccan entrepreneurs and relevant stakeholders in Gombe State to explore investment opportunities and areas of mutual cooperation.

He also extended an invitation to the Governor to visit the Kingdom of Morocco and interact with key stakeholders in Moroccan economic and social spheres, with a view to forging stronger ties between the two entities and leveraging each other’s strengths to drive economic growth and sustainable development.