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Gombe State Launches State-of-the-Art BPO Center in Collaboration with Outsource Global

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Today marked a significant milestone in Gombe State’s journey towards economic prosperity as the Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, alongside Vice President Kashim Shettima, officially commissioned the Gombe Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Center in partnership with Outsource Global.

The ceremony, attended by distinguished guests and industry leaders, celebrated the state’s commitment to fostering innovation, job creation, and economic growth.

In his remarks, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya expressed immense pride in inaugurating the state-of-the-art facility, emphasizing its role in positioning Gombe as a premier destination for business process outsourcing in Nigeria.

He extended a warm welcome to Vice President Kashim Shettima and other esteemed guests, highlighting the occasion as a testament to Gombe’s dedication to fostering economic growth in alignment with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya highlighted the administration’s efforts since 2019 in implementing business-friendly reforms to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.

He cited Gombe State’s top rankings in ease of doing business and socioeconomic performance as evidence of the state’s outstanding success in transforming its fortunes.

The Governor credited the inception of the BPO center to the first Gombe Investment Summit held in October 2022.

He outlined the state government’s commitment to leveraging information technology and digital economy to harness the creative energies of the youth, with substantial funding allocated for equipping the facility.

With a capacity to accommodate 2000 individuals, the BPO Center represents a monumental opportunity for job creation and skill development, particularly for Gombe’s youth.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya emphasized the broader vision for unlocking Gombe’s human capital potential, including investments in education, skills development, youth empowerment, and entrepreneurship.

He highlighted the administration’s embrace of e-governance and tech-driven reforms in various sectors to improve productivity and service delivery.

The Governor underscored Gombe’s commitment to creating a conducive ecosystem for investment and innovation, attracting both domestic and international attention. He praised the partnership with Outsource Global as a tangible support for businesses investing in Gombe, reaffirming the state’s commitment to providing necessary infrastructure and resources for business growth and prosperity.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya called for increased federal and international development assistance to address critical infrastructure gaps hindering digital innovation and economic progress in the Northeast region.

He commended Outsource Global for their collaboration in bringing the vision to reality, stressing the importance of setting clear milestones and targets for the BPO center project to maximize socio-economic benefits.

In conclusion, Governor Inuwa Yahaya expressed gratitude to all stakeholders and assured investors of Gombe’s readiness for business.

He reiterated the state’s dedication to laying the foundation for a brighter future, where every citizen has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.

The official commissioning of the Gombe BPO Center marks a significant step forward in Gombe State’s quest for economic transformation and reinforces its position as a hub of innovation and opportunity in Nigeria.

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