- Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa state has told stakeholders that the Gagarawa sugar factory project will not stop
- The governor also said when the project is completed, it will generate more employment opportunities in the state
- Badaru also said no kind of blackmail can stop him from going ahead with the establishment of the factory
Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has assured stakeholders that there will be no going back on the establishment of Gagarawa sugar factory in the state.
Badaru said in a statement on Friday, April 19, in Dutse that the project would be completed by the grace of Allah ahead of the stipulated time, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Special Adviser (SA) on media and public relations to the governor, Malam Bello Zaki, quoted Badaru giving the assurance in the statement made NAN.
Zaki said that Badaru made the pledge when he paid an unscheduled visit to the site of the project at Gagarawa to inspect the sugarcane seed plantation covering 100 hectres.
He said that the governor assured the management of Great Northern Agriculture Ltd, contractors handling the project, that the state government was committed in its realization, pointing out that no amount of cheap blackmail will stop him from finishing the work.
The aide said that the management conducted the governor round to assess the plantation that would provide raw materials for the sugar and feeds industry.
Zaki also said that the governor noted that the project would generate employment and boost the economy of the state.
According to him, the bye products of the company would be used in making fertilizer and other items beneficial to humanity.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state kicked off various developmental and infrastructural projects in the communities at Gama ward in the Nasarawa local government area of the state.
The Kano government reportedly started no fewer than three projects in the last three days. The projects included drilling of several boreholes, reconstruction of bad roads and clearing of wastes from the streets.
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