The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has called for Chinese investors to invest in key areas of the state's economy.
The Governor made the call when he held a bialateral meeting with Ge Huijun, the Chairman of Shandong Provincial People's Political Consultative Conference in LU NENG HALL Jinan, Shandoung, China.
During the meeting, Governor Mohammed wooed the Chinese investors to partner in the areas of Science and technology, agricultural production, solid minerals exploration, trade and investment, technical support in vocational education and health among others.
M. M. Bello, who was part of the governor's entourage, made this known in a statement made available by Mukhtar Gidado, spokesperson to the governor on Monday morning.
According to the statement, Governor Mohammed revealed that there was availability of untapped resources in Bauchi that needed investment.
He noted that collaboration between the state and China would significantly create huge wealth and improve on the state's economic resources.
"The objective of this meeting was to strategically amalgamate resources and expertise, thereby catalyzing economic growth and unlocking avenues for the creation of gainful employment to all, expecially the teaming youth.
"The engagement was complemented by the presence of key stakeholders from Shandong province and top Govt officials from Bauchi State that include: the Bauchi State First Lady, Chief of Staff, relevant commissioners & enterpreneurs, where both parties demonstrated interest toward fortyfying the economic landscape and promoting sustainable development," Bello stated.