Governor Caleb Mutfwang has set up a Council on Ease of Doing Business towards addressing all bottlenecks that are inimical to doing business in Plateau State.
Mutfwang, while inaugurating the Council on Thursday in Jos, explained that the move would help to eliminate obstacles residents and investors encounter in their efforts to set up and grow their businesses in the state.
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Mrs Josephine Piyo, the governor said his administration is introducing new measures and initiatives to promote the ease of doing business, attract more genuine investors and foreign direct investments into the state.
He noted that fostering a conducive business environment is paramount to economic growth and development.
“It is our collective responsibility to ensure that businesses thrive and flourish, leading to increased in job opportunities and a higher quality of life for our citizens.
“Plateau is blessed with abundant resources and untapped potential, we have a strong foundation to build upon by working together to unlock our true potentials.
“Small and medium businesses is the backbone of our country, businesses benefit the community by creating job growth and providing locals with job opportunities, an overall positive in terms of a healthy economy and a happy society,” he said.