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Lagos, Kano strike deals on governance, IGR, others

Lagos, Kano strike deals on governance, IGR, others

The Lagos State Government and its Kano State counterpart have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on governance, Internally Generated Revenues (IGR), among other investment opportunities aimed at creating jobs and facilitating growth and development.

The MoU was signed yesterday at the end of the inaugural two-day Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit held in Epe, Lagos by Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Lagos and Kano states respectively.

The MoU, among other things, seeks to expand the current level of economic and investment cooperation between Lagos and Kano States on key areas of governance, Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), security, agricultural value chain, tourism, education, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and skills development.

Other areas include Commerce with specific focus on ease of doing business and Infrastructure in Power, Transportation and Urban Waste Management.

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, said the signing of the MoU by Governor Ambode and Governor Ganduje was a clear testament of the commitment of both states to collaborate in the overall best interest of the people.

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