Vice President Sen. Kashim Shettima GCON Opens the 15th North East Joint Trade Fair in Bauchi

Today, Vice President Sen. Kashim Shettima GCON officially launched the 15th North East Joint Trade Fair in Bauchi, marking a significant milestone in the region’s economic development. This flagship event demonstrates the North East Governors’ Forum’s (NEGF) unwavering commitment to promoting regional commerce and attracting investment.

The NEGF, comprising the Governors of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Yobe States, convened its 10th meeting on May 17, 2024, in Bauchi, setting the stage for this crucial trade fair. The forum’s collaborative efforts underscore the power of unity and collective action in addressing the region’s economic challenges and opportunities.

Vice President Shettima emphasized the trade fair’s importance, stating, “The North East Joint Trade Fair is a catalyst for economic integration and growth, showcasing our region’s potential to investors and demonstrating the effective implementation of the Northeast Governors’ Forum’s resolutions.”

The trade fair, running for several days, features a diverse range of exhibitors from agriculture, manufacturing, technology, and services. It provides a platform for local businesses to showcase products, form partnerships, and explore new markets. As the region continues to recover and rebuild, events like the North East Joint Trade Fair are vital for driving economic resilience and sustainable development.

The NEGF remains dedicated to ensuring that the outcomes of their deliberations translate into tangible benefits for the people of

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