Kaduna Economic And Investment Summit
FMN Chairman Leads Plenary Session at the Second Edition Of the Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit

The Chairman, Flour Mills Group, Mr John Coumantaros was the first plenary speaker at the second Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit, KADINVEST 2.0.

 

It was at this event that he announced an FMN project to set up a Fertilizer Blending Plant in Kaduna. The project was conceived to boost agriculture and increase the potential and production capacity of the state.

 

The FMN Group, which has not just been one of the major investors in Kaduna, but the country at large, was one of the major sponsors of the summit.

 

Mr John Coumantarous, in his presentation, also reeled out several strategic investment plans that the company has for the northern region especially in relation to the food and agro-allied value chain.

 

The summit which is scheduled to end today, 6th of April 2017 had in attendance notable stakeholders from several walks of life.

 

The Emir of Kano and keynote speaker, His Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II, spoke plainly about the troubles that have bedevilled the northern region but expressed optimism for platforms like KADINVEST 2.0 that is already ushering the future.

 

Another landmark of the event was the signing of the Ease of Doing Business Charter, which will launch Kaduna state further into the business sphere and share of the country’s massive potential.

 

The Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallan Nasir El-Rufai, explained that KADINVEST 2.0 is the government’s commitment to ensuring that everything is being put in place to make businesses thrive in the state.

 

The two-day event will come to a close today with a clear roadmap and the first steps to explore the potentials of the state and the country to their fullest.


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