From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina
The Katsina State government has signed a memoranda of understanding with Contac Global Agro company for the resustation of Katsina Neem Pro Company.
“The Neem tree product company was establisd by the late Umaru Musa Yar’adu while he was the governor of Katsina state and commissioned by President Obasanjo in 2007.
The Katsina commissioner of commerce, Alhaji Muntari Abdulkadir signed on behalf of the State Government while Mr Thomas Chackunkal signed on behalf of Contac Global yesterday in Katsina.
Speaking during the signing ceremony, the commissioner said that Contac Global would resustate and maintained the operations of the company.
Abdulkadir said that Governor Masari had directed that all ailing companies belonging to the state should rehabilitated and put into use.
“We are now set to rehabilitate and resustate the Neem Tree product company in order to boost the economy of the state.
“The company when put into use will provide Jobs to unemployed youth in the state.
Earlier, the representative of Pantec Global Company, Mr Thomas Chackuntal, said that they had commenced the rehabilitation exercise.
“The company has within one month produce NPK Fertilizer with the Neem seeds for the use of the state farmers.
“The company will produce pomade, pesticides and animal cakes for usage in the country” he said.
Chackuntal disclosed that Katsina will be the headquarters of organic fertilizer of the nation when the maintenance exercise is completed.