The Kwara State Government has assured the Kwara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KWACCIMA), full participation of all Local Government Councils in the up-coming 8th Trade Fair Exhibition.

Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Arc. Aliyu Muhammad Saifuddeen gave the assurance when he received in audience a delegation of the Kwara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KWACCIMA) in his office.

He described KWACCIMA as a reputable organization which has impacted positively on the socio-economic status of the State.

Saifuddeen disclosed that the up-coming event slated for November 25 – December 7, 2021 would give all the Local Government Councils the opportunity to showcase their potentials, thereby exposing their natural endowments to the outside World.

He added that the event will give the Local Government Councils the opportunity to meet potential investors with the aim of creating employment opportunities at the grassroots level.

He, however, reminded the delegation of the autonomy of the Councils to decide on what they considered appropriate for them, pointing out that the Ministry in its advisory role, would brief the Management on the need for the Councils to fully participate at the exhibition.

Speaking earlier at the meeting, the Director General of KWACCIMA, Barrister Suleiman Ayo Fagbemi had disclosed that the purpose of their visit was to brief the Commissioner on the up-coming event and the need to create synergy with the Local Government administration, being the closest to the grassroot.

Fagbemi, who was a Permanent Secretary in the State further disclosed that the theme of the year’s Trade Fair is “Trade Beyond Borders”, stressing that the event would provide all the Council Areas the opportunity to showcase the available mineral, natural resources and cultural endowment of their respective Councils to the teeming participants from across the Country.

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