Elder statesman, Ambassador Yahaya Kwande has commended the management committees Chairmen of Plateau southern zone for revamping the Jos Chamber of commerce for better economic viability.
Amb. Kwande disclosed that the Plateau chamber of Commerce and industry has promoted a lot peace and tourism that attract local and international investors to the state .
The Elder statesman urged foreign investors willing to come to the state to take advantage of the peace weather of the state by embracing the future of the people.
Kwande stressed that the people across Plateau state and Benue prepared to showcase the rich culture and traditional food to the world ,he advice council chairmen to ensure that they do away with culture of disunity .
He encouraged leaders to shun all such of sentiment capable of bringing division among the community ,adding the problem of society today is the leadership that refused to carry the people along in their decision making policy.
Governor Simon Lalong emphasized the need for people of Plateau state to promote peaceful coexistence amongst them through the use of agricultural potential of the state.
Represented by Commissioner Special duties, Hon Hittler Dadi ,Lalong said tourism is also another sources of revenue generation to the state so there’s a need for the people to focus of image laundry is necessary.
He noted the state with the dwindling resources had given priority attention to agriculture and diversification which is gradually yielding positive result.
According to him, Plateau is now among oil producing states in Nigeria so he urged citizens to take advantage of the federal government anchor borrower scheme.
While declaring the southern plateau 2016 trade fair open, Lalong challenged the plateau people to see agriculture as the main stay of the people and said peace had return to the state.
He maintained for successful hosting the trade fair we have shown the world plateau now the home of peace and tourism and government is working hard to reposition the damage of the past.