Thursday, 16 July 2015

Governor Ortom: #Benue State is a Land of Opportunities for Investors

Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, has described his state as a land of opportunity for investors.

Ortom made the declaration Wednesday when a group of automobile producers and businessmen led by Head of Sales and Marketing of Stallion Motors Limited, Engr.Kiran Sunil Parab, visited him at Benue Peoples House.

“Benue State is a land of opportunities with abundant manpower and resources as well as competitive and comparative advantage in agriculture, solid minerals and tourism,” Governor Ortom stated.

“We are creating an enabling environment for investors to partner with us to industrialize the state and create massive jobs and wealth for our people through small, micro and medium scale enterprises, commercial and trading activities in addition to attracting investment into the state.”

He stressed that one area an investor can explore was rice cultivation and processing adding that such would get a good return on the investment and requested that the visitor to explore the favorable investment platform.

Governor Ortom described the Stallion Group as a reputable organization which has been doing business in the country in the last 40 years and was one of the first to key into government’s automotive policy maintaining that the state looked forward to doing business with the group.

Earlier, Engr.Kiran Parab had stated that his organization was into automobile and other businesses that could add value where they were needed particularly in their areas of core competences.

He said they produce low cost vehicles for civil servants and taxis while they were also into several other areas including rice milling and technology for video conferencing.

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