January 27, 2023



How Kaduna attracted over $4.3 billion in 6 years – Official 

The Kaduna state authorities stated its funding drive and reforms, which have been launched in 2015, have attracted precise investments and pledges value over $4.3 billion within the final six years.

The Govt Secretary, Kaduna Funding Promotion Company (KADIPA), Malam Khalil Nur Khalil, stated this on Wednesday forward of the seventh version of Kaduna Financial and Funding Summit (KadinVest 7.0), which begins Thursday October 13, 2022. 

He stated KADInvest, which has been an annual occasion since 2016, has been an necessary platform in Kaduna state’s funding drive.

Khalil introduced that KADInvest 7.0, which can maintain from October 13 to fifteen, 2022, with the theme ‘’Constructing a Resilient Financial system,’’ will likely be attended by a number of home and international corporations. 

He recalled that Kaduna state authorities has attracted many notable corporations since 2016, together with Olam Feed and Hatchery Mill, Mahindra Tractors Meeting Plant, OCP Fertilizer and Dangote Peugeot Cars.

Others are African Pure Assets and Mines Restricted and Tomato Jos, an agro-processing firm which produces high-quality tomato paste.

The Govt Secretary famous that “even with the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world, with financial actions slowing down significantly, Kaduna state has since 2021 managed to draw over $900 million value of actualized investments each Home Direct Funding (DDI) and Overseas Direct Investments (FDIs), like Zipline, an organization delivering medical provides to hard-to-reach locations utilizing drones.

“KadInvest’s 2016 inaugural summit was themed ‘’Kaduna is Open for Enterprise. In 2017, the theme was ‘’Making Kaduna the Funding Vacation spot of Selection,’’ in 2018 the theme was ‘‘Partnership for Improvement’’ and in  2019, it was  ‘‘Increasing Funding Frontiers” in 2020, the theme was ‘Infrastructure, Industrialization and Innovation,’ in 2021 ‘In the direction of a Sustainable Information-based Financial system’ and 2022 ‘Constructing a Resilient Financial system.

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“KadInvest 7.0 will run for 3 days and will likely be extremely interactive,  consisting of a pre-summit occasion and most important summit with displays that may spotlight Kaduna state’s progress consistent with the theme. The pre-summit would be the Kaduna Enterprise Expo, which can maintain on October thirteenth on the Kaduna Centenary Park. It would cowl know-how, agriculture, infrastructure and the stable minerals sector. 

“Aims of the expo is to get younger individuals invested in agriculture, market the alternatives within the Kaduna stable mineral sector, and to grasp coverage initiatives to advertise know-how as a part of the Kaduna State Improvement Plan. On the 14th of October, His Excellency will fee quite a few initiatives throughout the state, to set the temper for the summit. Amongst the notable audio system anticipated embrace HRH Muhammad Sanusi II. The summit which is scheduled for the final day of the 3-day occasion on the fifteenth October, will likely be a hybrid occasion with each digital and bodily attendance.”