APA – Lagos (Nigeria) The Governor of Nigeria’s Plateau State, Jonah Jang, has said that the state government would soon send a delegation on a study tour of Zambia, APA learnt here Sunday.
A statement by the Plateau state government on Saturday in Jos, about 340km from Abuja, said that the tour was a follow up to the meeting held with the Zambian authorities during the visit of the governor to Zambia.
Jang, who was also hosted by the Nigerian High Commissioner to Zambia during the visit, said that the state government had a vision for Plateau state and was determined to make Plateau State self-sustaining in agriculture.
Receiving the governor, the Nigerian High Commissioner to Zambia, Mrs. Folake Bello, called for cooperation between Nigeria and Zambia in the areas of agriculture, tourism and mining for the benefit of both nations.
She said that Nigeria could benefit from Zambia’s high livestock and crop yields, which it had been exporting to Nigeria, Europe and other parts of the world.
The Nigerian envoy encouraged the wife of the governor, Mrs Talatu Jang, to collaborate with Zambian women, who, she said, were participating actively in agriculture.