Kano, Dec. 10, 2023: The Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA) has described the 44th edition of the Kano International Trade Fair, which came to a close on Saturday as a huge success.
Alhaji Garba Imam, President of the chamber, said at the closing ceremony in Kano that the chamber had achieved a lot in the past two weeks.
According to him, the trade fair has provided states and local producers the opportunity to showcase their products.
He advised exhibitors to make good use of the contacts they had and create the needed business partnership to increase their productivity and sustainability.
The KACCIMA president said relevant stakeholders had suggested that public private partnership remained relevant in bridging the infrastructural gap in the country.
Imam added that the recommendations from the discussions would be put together and forwarded to relevant authorities for immediate action.
He said that the new board of KACCIMA ha developed a blue print to rejuvenate business and commerce in the state.
“We are committed to rejuvenating trade and commerce in Kano and take it back to its rightful place,” he explained.
The president thanked security agencies for a good job throughout the duration of the fair and promised that next one would be better.
He also lauded the efforts of Dangote, Bank of Agriculture, Bank of Industries, Federal Inland Revenue Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation(NDIC) among others.
In his message, Gov. Abba Kabir-Yusuf promised that the next edition would attract more foreign investors, adding that the government would do everything it could to make it worthwhile.
The governor said that the state would tap from the annual trade fair to attract the needed and local investments to the state.
Represented by the state’s Commissioner for Commerce and Industries, Abbas Sani Abbas, restated the state government’s commitment to provide enable environment for business to flourish.