The President, of the Yobe State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, (NACCIMA), Alhaji Jingiri Abubakar, has called on farmers, businessmen and industrialists to register with the chamber to access more opportunities.
Jingiri, who is also the Vice Chairman of the Northern States Chamber of Commerce stated this during a week-long tour at the 17 local government areas of the state.
He said the week-long tour was to sensitize on the importance of the need for the farmers, industrialists and businessmen to join the chamber, "In the past there were a lot of opportunities in which you can tap, but due to nonexistence of the chamber in the state, Yobe citizens and residents could not access them”.
He said revolving loans that are targeted for farmers and business owners has not been utilized in the past hence advised them to form the chamber at local government levels for more opportunities.
"By joining the chamber, you will recover what you have missed and benefit from more opportunities, as the saying goes, ‘united we stand, divided we fall’", he said.
Jingiri further revealed that the chamber will in future organize seminars, workshops and training programmes for its members to be able to achieve excellence in the business landscape and build an institution where professionalism, efficiency and creativity are deployed to create wealth for the members.
The team also paid courtesy visit to traditional rulers in the various local government to help explain their missions to their subjects in the interest of economic development of the state.