His Excellency, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday presided over a meeting comprising state officials and top management of the Lee Group following a strong Expression of Interest by the Lee Group to expand its investment portfolio by investing in transport, agriculture and mining.
Lee Group has already identified and acquired over 30 hectares of land in Suleja where it intends to develop the Suleja Industrial Park for vehicle assembling and other businesses.
Lee Group is a diversified group of companies with interest in various sectors. The group has been in Nigeria since 1962. It also carries out business in several other countries.
At the meeting yesterday, Governor Bello expressed delight at the interest shown by Lee Group to invest in the state. He assured the investors of government’s readiness to address and clear all investment hurdles as the government will ensure that the group sets up its businesses in Niger state unhindered.
The meeting which held virtually had the Attorney General of the State, Barrister Nasara Danmallam, Hon Commissioner for Investment, Dr. Mustapha Jibril and former NBA President Mr. AB Mahmud in attendance as Mr. Lee led the Lee Group team.