Chinese investors signs pact with Zamfara on agriculture


The Government of Zamfara state has revealed that it signed a pact with Chinese investors on agriculture, manufacturing and other sectors in the state.

In a statement by the special adviser to Governor Bello Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media, and Communications, Mr. Zailani Bappa said that partnership with the Chinese investors was aimed at boosting the state’s economic activities.

The agreement, according to Bappa, was signed during the Governor’s visit to China and witnessed by the Nigerian Embassy in China, led by the Deputy Ambassador.

He noted that the discussion at the signing, sought to leverage on the opportunities and provisions of incentives for the investors in return for their capital and technological investments in Zamfara.

In Bappa’s remarks, the Governor guaranteed the investors of value-added incentives, asides from what the Federal Government offers foreign investors, in particular areas like security, free land, and a tax cut.


Chukwuemeka Nwoga


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