Gombe State has ranked first among 36 states that have provided attractive environments that promote business growth in Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen yesterday by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General Press Affairs at the Government House, Gombe.
He said the ranking was contained in a result of the ‘State Ease of Doing Business Survey’ undertaken by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC).
According to him, the result was a status report on the current attractiveness of states business climates for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
The survey result made available to Daily Trust Saturday, showed that Gombe is followed by Sokoto, Jigawa and Akwa Ibom states which ranked second, third and fourth respectively.
It explained that the homegrown indicators used in the survey are infrastructure and security; transparency and access to information, regulatory environment and skills and workforce readiness.