The management of the Kano state ultra-modern Gezawa Commodity Exchange Market has revealed that the centre will commence operations in the first quarter of 2021.
This was disclosed by the Chairman of the market, Ahmad Idris, while addressing delegates from Kano Concern Citizens Initiative (KCCI) during their visit to the site of the market.
According to Idris, the market has state-of-the art facilities to enable smooth operations of agro- commodity business that will expose various opportunities for grassroots farmers to explore the world of agro-businesses with ease.
He added that there was a need for private investors to key into the project to enable the market attain global recognition in agro-commodity exchange, as well as boost the nation’s economy.
In his remarks, the Chairman of KCCI, Alhaji Othman Bashir Tofa, said the initiative would do all that was necessary to ensure that the private sector keyed-in to ensure full operations of the centre.
According to him, the initiative is satisfied with what it saw at the market, stressing that such a project needs to be encouraged to lift the state’s economic status, as well that of the nation.