Kogi State To Set Up Investment Promotion Agency

25 June 2021 by Sunny Adebija

A bill for a law to make provisions for the kogi state investment promotion agency and other matters connected therewith twenty twenty one has passed second reading on the floor of the house.

Leading the debate, the leader of the house, Bello Hassan Abdullahi, said the bill which is an executive bill would harmonize all kogi state government investments,.

He said the bill sought to create an enabling environment for investors to invest in the mineral, tourism and agricultural sectors of the state.

The lawmaker also said that the bill when passed would help the state government conduct risk and benefit assessment of businesses and create a robust investment policy.

The speaker of the house, Prince Mathew Kolawole, who committed the bill to the joint house committee on judiciary, protocol and justice and that of commerce and industry for further legislative action said the bill when passed would help build the confidence and capacity of investors to invest in the state.

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