By ISRAEL LAR
The Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong is in Kenya for a peer review meeting with the Kenyan Council of Governors.
Governor Lalong who arrived Nairobi Kenya on Sunday 3rd November 2019 was received at the airport by the Governor of Kericho County, Prof. Paul Chepkwony and Nigerian High Commissioner to Kenya Amb. Shiedu Omeiza Momoh at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
A press statement made available to THE NIGERIA STANDARD by the Director of Press to the Governor, said he met the Chairman of the Kenyan Council of Governors His Excellency Wycliffe Ambesta Oparanga where they explored areas of collaboration and investment opportunities for the northern states in general and Plateau State in particular.
Governor Lalong who is accompanied by the Secretary to the Government of Plateau State Prof. Danladi Abok Atu would meet other governors to discuss issues relating to tourism development, agriculture, city management and revenue generation among others.
The Governor would used the visit to also talk to some investors about the forthcoming Plateau Economic and Investment Summit which is being planned to open up the state to the rest of the world.
Plateau State shares some areas of common interest with Kenya in athletics, tourist attractions, clement weather and vast agricultural potentials.
There would also be discussions about tea farming and production, flower production as well as mining.