Yam Export Will Boost Our Cargo Airport- Al-makura

Governor Umar Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa state has said   that the   federal government initiative  on yam export will   boost the activities of  the Nasarawa state  cargo airport under construction.

Governor Almakura  who applauded Federal government    said that Nasarawa state will benefit more from the initiative and will do  its best to create the  enabling environment for economic activities of the state through the policy.

He said that the state   will take advantage of the initiative by ensuring  that all necessary facilities and infrastructures for the  initiative are in place at  the airport and   adopt all measures that will ensure the success of the export.

A statement by the Special Assistant, Media and publicity to Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Ahmed Tukur the governor  said that the policy will not only boast the activities of the airport but will equally open new vista of economic diversification on agriculture to the state and the  country at large.

Almakura explained that apart from the benefit farmers from the state will drive,the airport will serve as a centre for the export  because of the proximity to states like Benue, Taraba, Niger that also produce yam in large quantity.

He promised that the state will create the enabling environment for other sectors to tap from the benefits of  the airport.

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