MINISTRY OF WORKS, HOUSING AND TRANSPORT, LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE-
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) ON THE SETUP AND MANAGEMENT OF NASARAWA TRANSPORT COMPANY
NASARAWA STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF WORKS, HOUSING AND TRANSPORT, LAFIA.
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
PROJECT TITLE: PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) ON THE SETUP AND MANAGEMENT OF NASARAWA TRANSPORT COMPANY
Nasarawa State is primed to be an investment powerhouse and economic hub in Nigeria by its abundant solid mineral resources, strategic location, proximity to the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, and rich agricultural and tourism potentials with vast land. The strategy for unleashing the potentials in State and realizing the State’s outcome for a truly prosperous economy is encapsulated in the Nasarawa Economic Development Strategy (NEDS). The vision is to be among the top three most competitive states in Nigeria by 2023 in terms of sustained accelerated growth, increased economic opportunities and prosperity, social inclusion, and improved quality of life the citizenry. The goal is to improve the productivity of the state by leveraging its competitive advantages towards achieving inclusive economic growth and socio-economic transformation of the state that translates into substantial improvements in the quality of lives of the state citizens.
2. The transport sector has been identified as a critical piece in the achievement of the goals of NEDs, and there is a clear and concerted effort by the State Government to develop the sector. This stems from a recognition of the role the sector plays in facilitating business and economic activity, and its overall capacity to grease the wheel of development. There is also an appreciation of the strategic location of the state in the country, which makes it a key transit route to any part of the country.