For the first time, the Nigerian Kano State Government launch “Doing Business in Kano” a monthly TV series that showcase the Nigerian state government transformation to ease doing business and support entrepreneurship climate in the state.
“Doing business in Kano” TV series would be interviewing entrepreneurs and business people on the various initiatives of the state government to support entrepreneurship. The TV series would be streaming live exclusively on Neur TV Channel 109 on Entertale.
“Doing Business in Kano” Is an initiative of Mr. Salihu Tank Yakasai, The Special Adviser to Kano State Government on New Media “We are thrilled to partner with Entertale, to showcase business and investment opportunities and our rich cultural heritage of Kano state to international
investors and African audience around the world.”
The “Doing business in Kano” would show potential international investors the peaceful business environment, different reforms and the
the readiness of the state government to grant land and tax incentives to would-be investors in the state to revolutionize agriculture and promote investments in various sectors.
The Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said “We have decided to make land acquisition very easy and speedy. A lot of red-tapisms and a lot of bureaucracies and we decided to replace that ministry with the Bureau for Land Management. Kano is working to boost both the Nigerian
economy and the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)”.
Gaia Giordani, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Entertale “Our Partnership with Kano state government to showcase the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector and an estimated 1.6 million businesses and enterprises across all economic activities in the state is at the core of Entertale mission of promoting African business and investment opportunities around the world”.
As at 2017, Kano state has the second largest population in Nigeria with an estimation of 16 million inhabitants that are mostly young, agile and sustainable workforce with 50 percent of the population between 15 years and 64 years, and 47 percent under 15 years. The total state GDP is put at $12.393 billion, per capital is $1.288.