His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Almakura, during his recent trip to China led a government delegation which included Hon Tanko Tunga,Majority Leader,NSHA, the Hon. Commissioner of Commerce, Haruna Iliya Osegba, the State APC Chairman, Philips Tatari Shekwo and the Senior Special Assistant Banking and Finance, Aliyu Abdulkadir.
Governor Almakura made the state and nation proud as he cleared the air on the current state of the Nigerian economy urging the Representatives of the Government of China to invest in the Nigeria where they can, stating that the current economic recession was to be a short one and the Naira would bounce back very soon.
The visit involved multiple discussions on solid minerals & mining (especially about the Nasarawa state cooking coal which is one of the best in the world), agriculture , power generation, water supply and construction. The proximity of Nasarawa State to the nations capital was put on the table as an added advantage that was placed for the investors from China, who are satisfied with what they saw and heard from the Nasarawa delegation expressing their interest to come to Nasarawa State.
Like all the previous state visits of His Excellency to the United States of America and to Singapore the benefits will be felt very soon by the state and its people.