Kogi economic summit aimed to industrialise civil service – Bello

Kogi Governor,Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday said the Kogi State Economic and Investment Summit was packaged to alter the status of the 27-year old state from “a civil service state to an industrialised one.”
He said his administration had, in the last two years, prepared the ground for economic and industrial breakthroughs for the state by solving problems that had inhibited the economic growth of the state.
Bello said the state was presently safe for investors and investments, adding that the problem of security had been tackled.
“We are shedding the toga of a civil service state to an economic and commercially viable one and we want investors to collaborate with us and contribute to the prosperity of the state.
“Kogi state is now open for business, we want to be signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs), I invite the private sector to collaborate with us in our bid to develop the state, Kogi state is ready for serious business,’’ he said.

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