From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse
As the major producer of sesame seeds in Nigeria, Jigawa state government has succeeded in woeing chinese, Japanese and Turkey investors to the state.
The Managing Director Jigawa State Investment and Property Board, Alhaji Halliru Sa’idu disclosed this while briefing news men on the outcome of world info-conference on promotion of Sesame seeds trade held at Turkey.
He explained that, they visited Turkey alongside with the state Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar for attending World Info Conference on sesame production, and marketing.
Halliru noted that, the conference has availed them opportunity to showcase potancialities Jigawa has in term of sesame production and quality product.
According to him, the state governor in his presentation at the conference informed the major world buyers of sesame the political commitment and facilities put on the ground for the purpose of supporting production and exportation of the product.
“The governor also showcased the advantage and enabling environment investors can enjoy in the state being the major producer of sesame in the country”.
“Some of the major world sesame merchants company have already indicated interest to visit the state for investment and off taking of the commodities”.
He added that, the state is all out to use the agricultural sector to diversify its source of income and poverty eradication as oil money is no longer reliable source”
The MD then assured the Saseme famers in the state of new happiest era in their business through provision of competitive price and stable market for their product.