From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Bauchi State Bibi Dogo has explained that the good initiatives rolled out by the State Governor Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir has greatly eased ways of Doing Business in the State .
Bibi dogo stated this in Bauchi over the weekend when he addressed newsmen , He said the initiatives has started yielding fruitful results that relieves people of the state from the economic hardships they are always experiencing in the last four years.
Chieftain of PDP said “ recent successes recorded in the Trade fair where over 100 million business activities took place in the event and the recent over 300 marriages that took place in the state, mass construction of Primary Schools and the construction of road networks across the state is a clear indication that poverty has started reducing among the people of the State”.
Dogo said governor Bala when he assumed duty outlined the economic potentials of the state to include a well-developed hospitality infrastructure and culture he took a bold step to improve the State Internally generated revenue and disbursement of the state resources with just and fairness to all nooks and crannies of the state which boost the financial status of the state and its citizens.
He said it is a known fact that before the coming of the administration the state’s business environment despite its prospects, is characterized by challenges of various kinds, which range from lack of infrastructures bad economic policies. lack of political will, lack of commitment and poor road network, insecurity, inadequate financial services, corruption and many others.
Dogo said these challenges apart from stifling businesses have also continued to retard all facets of growth and development of the state and it makes the people of the state poorer, but the present administration started to display avowed commitment towards delivering sustainable economic growth and improvement of businesses across the State.
He said “government rolled out ambitious infrastructural reconstruction projects, Works have commenced on critical roads across the State Capital Four roads are being constructed in Bauchi State Capitals, one in Darazo and Misau Local Government which Sade Akuyam, One in Tafawa Balewa and Alkaleri Local Government Area and one in Katagum Local Government Area, and the governor has completed arrangement to embarked massive rural roads construction projects across the 20 local governments of the State”
Dogo called on the people of the State to understand the effort of the governor since he assumed duty on the need for Ease of Doing Business which is very important ,In an era when government alone cannot provide all the jobs for its citizens, the least it can do is to provide the necessary enabling environments for our youths to create their own businesses and thrive, Bauchi is open for business and urged all willing investors to take advantage of the enabling environment government is creating. You have to strike when the iron is hot,” he appealed.