Nigeria officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The country is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. There are over 500 ethnic groups in Nigeria of which the three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
Kano, a state in Nigeria, West African region, covers an Area of 42,900 square meters with more than 1.9million hectares of fertile land for Agricultural production. It is also one of the most populated states in Nigeria and a strategic location for Commercial activities in neighboring West African Countries: Republic of Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal.
The Kano Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture was established in 1922 and operated for most of the colonial period and continued to grow after independence, and has been vibrant ever since. It was among the founding members pioneer signatory to the Nigeria Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, (NACCIMA).