Prince Eze to Invest In Kano …Urges Emir Bayero to take after his father
One of the leading African businessmen and tycoons, Prince Arthur Eze has pledged to invest heavily in the Kano Economic City.
This followed a courtesy visit Governor Ganduje of Kano State paid the famous businessman at his residence in Abuja last week, a statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar has stated.
The Governor was in Abuja on an official assignment and to woo investors to the Kano Economic City, which is due to take-off this year.
“I am here to, on behalf of the people of Kano State, urge you to come and invest in our Kano Economic City Project,which is designed to be of global standard with all the necessary structures trailed by the needed security architecture,” Ganduje said.
Ganduje added that part of the visit was to commend him over the good rapport and commendablle existing relationship between Kano people and the Igbo community in the State.
“I am sure you clearly have a road-map of processes leading to this cordial relationship between Kano people and the Igbo community. We all commend you for your unprecedented input,” Gandujeadded.
On his part, Eze said that the history of his career as businessmanwill not be completed without mentioning Kano State, as he was in the state when the late Governor of the old Kano State, Muhammad AbubakarRimi established the then City Television (CTV), to which he took part.
Prince Ezeadded that he will come and invest immensely in Kano, being a very peaceful state, adding that it is like coming back home.
Meanwhile the prince has congratulated the Governor for the creation of four new emirates in the state and commended him for appointing Bayero’s son as the Emir of Bichi.
“I spent part of my early years as a businessman in Kano. ThenNoman’s Land area was like a forest. For your information, Your Excellency, the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero of blessed memory, was my bosom friend,” he said.
According to him, the appointment of the son of the late Emir Ado Bayero is in itself a blessing from God.
“I would therefore use this opportunity to call on the Emir of Bichi, to copy the postures of a gentleman, his late father,” he concluded.