ABUJA – The Kogi Government has solicited support of the Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory commission (ICRC) to set up structure for the new Public Private Partnership (PPP) office in the state.
The Special Adviser to Kogi Governor on PPP, Mr Abdul Adama, made the call when he visited the ICRC Director-General, Alhaji Aminu Dikko, in Abuja on Wednesday.
“We really need the support and cooperation of the ICRC in setting up structure for the new PPP office in the state.
“And in particular, we want you to help us in the area of capacity building to help the office operate effectively,’’ he said.
According to him, the state will be engaging in many infrastructure developments that will require PPP.[eap_ad_1] Adama said that collaborating with the ICRC would go a long way to effectively engage investors in the state.
The ICRC director-general, in his response said the commission was desirous of strengthening collaboration with states on establishment of PPP units across the country.
Dikko said that the commission was ready to support in the area of capacity building, knowledge and skills transfer, among others.
He commended Kogi Government for enacting PPP law, saying that the state had shown particular enthusiasm on PPP and activities of the commission.
“The passage of the law is, and indeed, the milestone achievement for the state,’’ Dikko said (NAN)