Yobe Governor Markets Sesame Seeds, Gum Arabic, Livestock To Qatar

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Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has said the state has large quantities of Sesame seeds, Gum Arabic and Livestock suitable for international trade.
Buni stated this during a meeting with the Qatari ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Ali Ghanem Alhajri, at the Qatar embassy in Abuja yesterday.
He said Yobe State is a leading state in the production of Sesame seeds, Gum Arabic and livestock.
The governor disclosed that, “The completion and commissioning of the international cargo airport in Damaturu will support international trade between Qatar and the North Eastern states.
“Yobe state is a potential hub for international commodity trading between the North East sub region and foreign countries,” Buni said.
In a press statement by the director general press and media affairs, Mamman Mohammed, the governor called on the embassy to sensitise its business community on the potential that awaits them in the state.
“My administration is ready to explore and exploit more opportunities for partnership between Yobe state and the government of Qatar,” Buni said.
He commended the Qatari government for the support extended to the people of state to fast track the recovery programme from the security challenges.
The Qatari ambassador, Dr. Ali Ghanem Alhajri said he would soon embark on the economic tour of Yobe State to assess and explore the economic potential in the state for trade.



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