Saturday, 23 September 2017

AGRICULTURE IS THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA-SANI BELLO

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Niger State Governor, Alhaji  Abubakar  Sani Bello has said that Agriculture is the  future  of Nigeria economy, insisting that it was time for each of the component unit, of the country to look inward for new revenue streams.
Governor Sani Bello stated this when he  visited the Nigerian Consul General at the Nigerian House in New York. 
The Governor who said that each of the states in Nigeria has what it takes to generate new streams of revenue, disclosed that he has been working toward repositioning Niger state since May 29,  2015 into an agro-based economy.  
“It is very clear from the current reality in Nigeria and the dictate of the global economy that the future of Nigeria economy does not lie in oil revenue. It lies in Agriculture, solid mineral, tourism, sports and other untapped potentials.  It was time we look beyond oil for new revenue stream. Fortunately each state has what it take to  create a new economic  future for Nigeria.
“ In Niger state, we are already deploying new strategies and skills in repositioning  it for investment. We will continue to work hard despite challenges.”
“That is why we will continue to reach out to investors across the globe.  We need investors as much as they need us. They will come with financing opportunities, news skills, new technology and new markets.” 
Governor Sani Bello said Niger state is huge untapped resource in agriculture, tourism, sport and solid minerals and added that he was determined to make the state investment-friendly for local and foreign investors. 

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