17th May, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
The Adamawa state Government is to partner with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the development of Mayo Ine Sugar Industry project.
This was diaclosed by the Honourable Commissioner ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Honourable Commissioners of Commerce and Industries Alhaji Umaru Iya Daware, Commissioner of Land and Survey Hon.Yayaji Mijinyawa and Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Border Integration Barr. Suleiman Aliyu Sambo Zumo who briefed Journalists at the end of the 17th State Executive Council Meeting presided over by Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla held at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola.
According to the Information Commissioner, the Mayo Ine Sugar project if develop will be the largest Sugar industry in sub Sahara Africa in terms of sugar production. He explained that the Mayo-Ine project would gulped about One Hundred Million Dollars and will be financed by the NNPC, stressing that the Sugar industry will creat employment opportunities as well as boosting the Internally Generated Revenue of the State Government.
The Information Commissioner also explained that the EXCO has approved the setting up of a Five man Committee for the immediate renovation of the NYSC permanent Camp at Damare .
He also said that the EXCO also discussed for the relocation of Internally Displaced persons in the NYSC Camp to the new location at Labondo village and Damare in Yola Town in order for the IDP's to conduct their Farming activities and other businesses.
The State Executive Council also discussed some of the problems that concerns border issues, as the state have porous border with the neighbouring countries.