Alhaji Farouk Farouk, Kano State Commissioner for Land and Physical Planning, has reiterated the readiness of the ministry to work with investors to revive the economy of the state.
The commissioner made the statement on Thursday in Kano when he received a delegation from Inland Containers Nigeria Ltd, who paid him a courtesy visit.
He said that the Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje-led administration had introduced lofty policies and programmes aimed at reviving commercial activities in the state.
Farouk said that the government had signed agreement with two contracting companies to develop the popular Kantin Kwari Market into an ultra-modern business centre.
He promised that other notable commercial areas in the state would also be developed to enhance revenue generation.
The commissioner commended the contributions and commitment of the management of Inland Containers to promote agriculture in the state through the provision of seedlings and other relevant agricultural implements for the farmers..
He advised the management to devise a means of processing raw materials into finished goods for consumption.
Farouk urged the management to liaise with Kano State Investment and Property Company (KSIP) to forward its economic blue prints and proposal for government’s perusal and assistance.
Earlier, the Head of the delegation, Chief Innocent Anoliefo, said they visited the commissioner to solicit government’s support in the company’s plan to establish a Ware house in the state.
He said that the Ware house would be sited at Dawanau in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area.
He said that the company had been operating in state with huge investment, adding that the development necessitated the need for additional ware house to boost its operations.
Anoliefo said that the company had provided hundreds of jobs to the people in the state.
He said that when operational, the ware house would create about 100 additional businesses and create employment for about 200 youths.