PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE

Posted by on 2/5/2003 11:03:02 AM
Post Comment PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE Nigeria

The geographical location of Kwara State with in the geopolitical and ecological structure of Nigeria gives it a number of strategic opportunities. First, being located between the forest region to the south and savannah region to the north, the state has the unique opportunity of producing both forest and savannah crops such as timber, cocoa, coffee, plantains, oil palm, soya beans, rice, corn, yam, cassava, sugarcane, fruits, vegetables and live stock in reasonable quantities for local consumption Given the above strategic opportunities and the as well as for sale to neighbouring states.

Second, relatively good interstate and intrastate transport as a gateway state between the Yorubaspeaking networks; the resourcefulness of the people of the ethnic group to the south and the Hausaspeaking state, particularly at the grassroots level in utilising ethnic group to the north, Kwara State certainly local resources to their full advantage; the various provides a wonderful opportunity for economic and infrastructure incentives made available by govern social interaction between these two groups.

Third, the unique opportunity which the state has in sharing its boundaries with five other states (Ekiti, Osun,Oyo,Niger and Kogi )itself, on the one hand, Republic of Benin on the other, further strengthens Its great potentials for rapid socio-economic exchanges and cultural understanding with people of diverse interests .

Given the above stragetic opportunities and the relatively good inter-state and the intra-state transport networks; the resourcefulness of the people of the state, particularly at the grassroots level in utilising local resources to their full advantage; the various infrastruture incentives made avaliable by goverment to would be investors;and above all , good goverance on the part of the state administration itself, there is every reason to believe that kwara state has very wonderful prospects to develop very rapidly within the shortest possible time.




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