By; FUNMI ADERINTO, Kaduna
Investors in the country have been urged to assist the Federal Government in its economic diversification effort from petroleum to agriculture.
The President, Muhammadu Buhari said this while commissioning the multi billion Naira Olam Fields and Poultry along Kaduna Abuja road on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari also urged them to assist the government in reducing crime, unemployment and Youth restiveness through providing job opportunities to the youths in the country.
He enjoined them to patronize local materials to encourage farmers and boast their economic status.
The President, pledged full support and security of their investments and call for joint efforts of Federal Government and the State Government toward attracting foreign investors.
Earlier, the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai disclosed that the establishment of the Olam in Kaduna followed the determination of the state government to boast the investors in the state.
He said the State Government donated the land to the company as part of encouragement after paying Five Hundred Million Naira as compensation.
He expresses hope that the citing of the company in Kaduna will accelerates economic of the state.