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  • Updated: April 14, 2024

Gombe: Governor Yahaya, UK firm explore partnership in agriculture, energy

Gombe: Governor Yahaya, UK firm explore partnership in agric

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya and the Osprey Investment Group UK, a renowned British consultancy and investment firm, have begun exploring a partnership in agriculture, and energy among others.

The discussion between both parties held on Sunday at the State Government House aimed at unlocking opportunities for the state's development.

The governor alongside David Winn, the Chairman of Osprey Investment Group UK expressed enthusiasm about prospect of the collaboration across various sectors in the state.

Speaking during the meeting, Winn said: "Osprey Investment Group, with over 50 years of experience in Nigeria, specializes in consultancy, project management, and investment. 

"The company boasts a track record of executing projects efficiently and professionally, in collaboration with world-class technical partners."

Ismaila Uba Misilli, the governor's spokesperson made this known in a statement on Sunday.

According to Misilli, Governor Yahaya emphasized his administration's commitment to the development of Gombe State, citing the 10-year development plan, known as DEVAGOM.

He said: "This plan, meticulously crafted through extensive consultations with various stakeholders, aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and aims to drive growth, development, peace, and prosperity for all residents of Gombe State."

The statement by Misilli partly reads: "As part of their proposed partnership, Osprey Group intends to leverage its extensive network to link Gombe State to key development partners, including the Qatari and Saudi entities among other high-profile international institutions and organisations. 

"The investment Group also indicated a willingness to assist in the formulation of comprehensive master plans for agriculture and energy sectors, tailored to unlock the state's untapped potential.

"Highlighting key initiatives such as the Muhammadu Buhari Industrial Park in Dadinkowa, Governor Inuwa Yahaya also stressed the state's focus on industrialization and job creation. 

"He also pointed out the vast potential in sectors such as solid minerals and agriculture, where Gombe State holds significant resources and a large workforce."

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