By Achadu Kaduna. Kaduna
The Executive Chairman, Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Hon. Nasara Rabo has said that the $650million Chinese Iron ore company cited in Tafa would provides about 3,000 jobs for unemployed Youth in the Country.
Hon. Rabo who stated this in an interview with journalists yesterday in Kaduna explained that the Company will be one of the biggest in the Country, adding that by their analysis it has the capacity to employ about 3,000 workers, both skilled and unskilled ones.
He said that the initial plan was to set-up the place before 2021 but stressed that covid-19 pandemic and compensation of lands to some few farmers, were some of the major problems responsible for the delay to start the mining process.
“The Community has the largest deposit of Iron ore,” Rabo said.
Hon. Rabo further that by the time the Company sets to start,there would be need for lots of employee’s services especially for Banks, Police Outpost, Markets, Hotels amongst other services that would go on with the production of the Iron ore.
“The Company have given priority to the host Community and the State in terms of the employment strategy, and few have already been employed in terms of setting up the place but any moment from now they will start proper recruitment.
Considering raining season now’, he said that the Local Government has already concluded an arrangement to partner with the Ministry of Agric in the State to supply fertilizer at a very subsidize rate for the people of Kagarko Local Government Area.
The Council Chairman, who joined the Southern Kaduna Senatorial race under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), noted that the council have also written for clearances to acquire farming implements like; Tractors and improved seedlings within the axis, to see how they can change from old seedlings to the modern or improved ones for better farm produce.
He stated,” You know Kagarko Local Government is one of the major producer of Ginger, we’re sure of getting Fertilizer in few Months in order to compliments the effort of our farmers.” Rabo promised. End.