Nasarawa State to Partner with Chinese Investors on Agriculture , Hydro Power, Mining and Construction.

The Nasarawa state Government has expressed its willingness to partner with Chinese Companies willing to come and work with the state in the areas of agriculture, hydro power , mining and construction.

This was made known as His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura held meetings with some Chinese Investors at the Government House Lafia .

His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura explained that the visit has accorded him the chance to explore the capacity of Jing Mei, hence the call on the company among others to look into the viability of investing in Nasarawa State.

He then sought the collaboration of Jing Mei and Tongyi towards exploring the coal deposits in the state , saying it offers great potentials in the power sector.

The governor also urged them to harness the potentials in the agricultural sector , especially in the fertilizer blending , further calling on them to looking the viability of resurrecting the Farin Ruwa hydro power plant project and road construction in other areas.

Earlier, the Chinese delegation which consisted of Chief Executives of Jing Mei, Tongyi and other Chinese investors offered to invest in areas that would have them contributing their quota to the development of Nasarawa State.

Speaking with the aid of a translator the executives highlighted the potentials in the area of civil engineering, mining, hydro power and agriculture .

The Chinese companies according to their Chief Executives were credible and experienced having embarked on such projects in most parts of the world.