NIGERIA – The Benue State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an America-based company, Juma International.
Governor Samuel Ortom said during
the signing of the $1 billion agro-allied contract in Makurdi, that the
move was geared towards achieving his administration’s objective of
wealth creation for the Benue people.
The governor, who
also reiterated the determination of his government to partner with
foreign and local investors to move the state forward, urged investors
to invest in the state.
Senator Joseph Waku through whom the
investors came to the state said the $1 billion MoU agreement in areas
of agro-allied and clean water solutions would create over 15, 000
career jobs for the people of the state.
Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Nelson Smith listed
the company’s investment in the state to cover five areas including
economic prosperity and empowerment, financing and science, proficiency
and efficiency, social responsibility and hedging