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    Yobe Gov’t woos investors into Sesame, Gum-Arabic production

    Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has said that the state government will create an enabling environment to woo investors for direct and indirect investments in the production and processing of sesame, gum arabic and livestock to enhance economic growth of the state.

    Governor Buni, while reacting to the ranking of Yobe as the ninth state with ease of doing business in Nigeria, said, “For us to achieve this feat after the protracted security challenge spurs our government to do more. This shows that Yobe is moving fast and becoming a very business-friendly state.”

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    He explained that with the improvement in security and the introduction of incentives by the state government, the state was committed to becoming a leading state in trade, commerce and business.

    He said, “We have completed and commissioned the international cargo airport to facilitate local and international trade and movement within and outside the country.

    “Our administration has constructed modern markets with fireproof facilities to facilitate and support the business community.”

    He disclosed that his administration had been reaching out to the international community to explore and exploit the potential in the production and processing of sesame, gum arabic and livestock.

    Daily Trust

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