Efforts by States Government to diversify their internally generated revenue sources by providing conducive environment for business opportunities and opening their economies for investors has been described as a key step towards diversifying the nation’s economy in the face of dwindling oil revenues. This is the unanimous submission by a cross section of speakers at the opening of the first ever Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit Tagged KadInvest2016.
It is a gathering of top business players both locally and internationally, representatives of State Governors and the diplomatic corps, the primary object is to forge a way forward from the economic logjam that the country is presently in. The Summit is a platform to have these players brainstorm on all other viable economic options that could be harnessed to stimulate the economy besides oil. In their separate presentations, speakers say for the goal of economic diversification to be achieved, the States must take the initiative.