NIPC to attract investments to border communities
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has promised to collaborate with the Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) to attract investments to border communities in the country in order to develop and provide them with social amenities.
The Executive Secretary of the NIPC, Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan Baba, who received in audience the Executive Secretary of the Agency, Engr. Numoipre Wills, in her office recently, pledged to use the LAKAJI Development Projects to bring beneficial investments into the communities.
The United States Agency for International Development Nigeria (USAID/NIGERIA), in collaboration with the NIPC is currently implementing the Nigeria Expanded Trade and Transport (NEXTT), Project which is expected to promote investments, tradeand the economic wellbeing of Nigerians.
The project is an integrated approach to economically develop the Lagos - Kano - Jibiya otherwise known as (LAKAJI) corridor of eight contiguous states by promoting investments in agribusiness, advocating for business-friendly policies along the corridor and supporting the development of infrastructure along the corridor.
She stated that the Commission is determined through its mandate, to promote and attracte investments into the country .