HIS EXCELLENCY, ENGR. ABDULLAHI A. SULE PRESENTS ‘NEDS’ TO THE UN DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL AMINA MOHAMMED:
His Excellency, Governor Abdullahi A. Sule of Nasarawa State has reaffirmed his administration’s mission and goal to industrialize Nasarawa State on the basis of building enduring systems and business models that will tackle the root causes of poverty in the state.
The Governor made this remarks when he held an exploratory discussion with the Deputy Secretary of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed in New York.
Engineer Sule stated that his singular aim and goal as a Governor is to catapult Nasarawa State to become “one of the top three most competitive states in Nigeria by 2023, which is why he conceived a bold, untested and futuristic document called NEDS: Nasarawa Economic Development Strategy and then he sought 15 through-bred global economic players and conscripted them into a think tank called Nasarawa State Economic and Investment Advisory Council, which he has tasked with the singular mission to bring to bear their wealth of experience and ginger the implementation of Nasarawa Economic Development Strategy (NEDS) as a pathway to unlock all constraints which may have hitherto hindered the inflow of investments into Nasarawa State in the past.
On her part, the UN Deputy Secretary General commended the governor noting that His Excellency, Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule has exhibited futuristic vision and unfettered political will, as well as a modern approach to governance which is in sync with the global clarion call for governments especially in Africa to promote a start-up culture among young Africans.
Mohammed said the decision by Engineer Abdullahi A. Sule to focus on industrialization on the basis of NEDS: (Nasarawa Economic Development Strategy) is intelligent and timely, and will lead to concrete economic transformation in Nasarawa State.
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