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April 19, 2024
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Jigawa Open Talks With IDB, Arab Bank On $50M Investment In Agriculture

By Ahmad Tijjani Abdul, Kano

Gov. Umar Namadi of Jigawa state has opened talk with officials of Islamic Development Bank and the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa to attract investments exceeding $50 million in Agriculture.

A statement by SSA Media Affairs to the governor, Hajiya Zainab Rabo Ringim that was made available to Reporters in Kano said the governor is also having discussions with Saudi Arabia based investors.

Hajiya Rabo Ringim revealed that her boss who led a high powered delegation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is seeking to establish robust social and business partnerships with prominent financial institutions to enhanced agricultural productivity to drive economic growth in the state.

The SSA Media Affairs in the signed statement said that “Education remains a focal point of the mission, with discussions underway with the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) to finalize plans for various educational projects.”

According to her “These projects include the establishment of an Islamic University and 11 Islamic Centers across Jigawa State to expand access to quality education.

She disclosed that Gov. Namadi delegation is also exploring collaboration opportunities to conduct health and medical outreach programs, on corrective eye surgery initiatives in the state.

Hajiya Zainab Rabo Ringim explained that this collaboratory effort is gingered to address crucial healthcare needs to enhance citizens well-being.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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