U.S. Ambassador, Emefiele, El-Rufai witness groundbreaking of N10.5bn Tomato plant in Kaduna


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L-R: U.S. Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard, Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai; CBN Governor, Godwin Emiefiele, Yusuf Zailani Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, Umma Aboki, Executive Secretary KADIPA and 
Ms Mira Mehta, CEO Tomato Jos

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday, performed the groundbreaking of a multi-billion naira Tomato Processing Plant owned by Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited.

The CBN-assisted plant which is to utilize raw materials from a 400 hectare tomato farm established by the company is to be commissioned in 2021.

Speaking at the groundbreaking of the plant, Gov. El-Rufai expressed great delight at the multi-billion investment saying that it had already created jobs for the people.

According to the governor, the plant will also take off the burden of insecurity by engaging the youths of the community.

“Today we are delighted that Tomato Jos is expanding…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria