Adamawa Investment Company acquires land for Bio Fuel project
By Abubakar Muhammad Adamu
Adamawa Investment and Property Development Company Limited has acquired 2000 hectares of land along Mayo Belwa and Numan axies for the execution of a Bio-fuel project in the state.
Inspecting the site Thursday, the Managing Director of the Company Rabi Yahya Ahmed said the project in which is a collaboration between Adamawa state government and Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation NNPC is to provide alternative fuel using ethanol as byproduct of sugarcane.
She said when completed the project will provide jobs to over ten thousand persons as well empower farmers to produce maximally.
Rabi Yahya lauded Governor Ahmadu Fintiri for his commitment to the actualization of the project and for providing the required land.
According to her, the aim of the inspection is to assess the land as the company is expecting a team from the NNPC in April this year for commencement of work on the project.
She said NNPC through its National renewable energy program will provide investors to implement the project.
Also speaking, the Deputy Manager of Adamawa Investment and Property Development Company Limited Engineer Auwal Bashir described the project as worthwhile as it would be of immense benefits to Adamawa citizens.
During the inspection visit, the Surveyor General of the state Mr Pwavidon Simon conducted the Managing Director and her team round site earmarked for the project.