Director General’s Remark

On behalf of  His Excellency, the executive governor of Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf, the dynamic leadership of the Kano State Government, and the industrious people of Kano State, I extend a bold and exhilarating invitation to both local and foreign investors to explore the vast opportunities that await in our vibrant state.

In these unprecedented times, marked by the global economic challenges coming off the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, decisive action is imperative to drive economic growth and prosperity. Kano State stands ready to welcome visionary investors eager to capitalize on our conducive business environment and strategic advantages.

Renowned as Northern Nigeria’s commercial and investment hub, Kano State boasts a population exceeding 20 million, making it a prime destination for investment in West Africa and beyond. With Abba Kabir Yusuf at the helm, our commitment to transforming Kano into a beacon of economic prosperity has never been stronger.

The time is now to seize the many opportunities in our great state. Kano’s robust infrastructure, strategic location, and diverse economy offer a fertile ground for investment across various sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, and more.

We have implemented a suite of incentives, policies, and initiatives to facilitate investment inflows and ensure the success of ventures in Kano State. Our Public-Private Partnership (PPP) policy underscores our commitment to fostering mutually beneficial collaborations.

Furthermore, our aftercare services stand ready to provide unwavering support to investors, ensuring seamless operations and swift resolution of any challenges that may arise. Kano State is the epicentre of commerce, where innovation thrives and opportunities abound.

Join us in realizing Kano State’s boundless potential. Together, let us embark on a journey of prosperity, growth, and unparalleled success.

We eagerly await your partnership in shaping the future of Kano State and beyond.

With anticipation and excitement,


Abduljabbar Umar,

Director General, KanInvest