Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State on Monday, assured local and international investors who are willing to invest in solid minerals in the state to avail themselves the opportunity for there is safety and enabling environment business.
He noted that the state has a lot to offer to support investors, with at least 27 different solid minerals, including gold, lithium among other critical minerals beneath the surface within its territorial jurisdiction.
Lawal, who was represented by the Executive Secretary, of the Investment Promotion Agency (ZIPA), Mariam Yaro, at the press briefing in Abuja, called on willing investors, both local and international, to take advantage of the open door to intending mining investors in the state.
The governor allayed the fears of investors, saying that the state government had put mechanisms in place to ensure investors safety and the enabling environment to facilitate ease of doing business.
He said: To the best of my knowledge, we have 27 different minerals in commercial quantity in Zamfara, and you also know that apart from the minerals, a state is very well endowed with agricultural produce. When you take these two critical aspects of the economy together, you would agree with me that Zamfara is a sure destination for investors.