Olam's Poultry and Dangote group of Companies are to invest $160 million on Poultry and Tomato in Kaduna state, Governor Nasir Ahmad Elrufai has said.
The governor also said that Dangote Group of Companies will establish $10million tomato farming and processing company in the state.
El-Rufai said he will perform a ground breaking ceremony of the biggest poultry/hatchery in Sub Saharan Africa worth 150million US dollars in Kaduna today Friday April 8, 2016.
"Special ground breaking ceremony of the biggest poultry/hatchery in Sub Saharan African in Kaduna which is valued at about 150million US dollars by Olam and Tomato farming and processing company of $10million by Dangote have been achieved," Elrufai said.
The Kaduna State governor urged investors to embrace business opportunities in the state adding that Kaduna is a gateway to Northern Nigerian market with effective land management with raw material.
"Kaduna State Government is to adopt FG formula for developing the solid minerals sector. A proposal for world class developers to come to Kaduna to train the youths (science oriented) on IT and development of software. Development of tourism sector. Developing mining is a step for enhancing industrialization and job creation" El-Rufai added.