About Illela ProjectIllela International Border Market

Illela is a Local Government Area in Sokoto State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Illela. Illela shares a border with the Republic of Niger to the north. It has an area of 1,246 km² and a population of 150,489 at the 2006 census. The people of the area are largely farmers and traders. The IIBM Project was born to change the economic activities of the Central Africa region and beyond.

 


Distances to Illela.

Road from Sokoto City to Illela Town ......180 kilometers

From Illela to Gada .........137 kilometers

From Illela to Tahoua (Niger Republic)through Konni.......63.35 kilometers

From tangaza to Illela...........185 kilometers

Railways from Kauran Namuda (Local Government Area in Zamfara) to Illela through Sokoto City.......384 kilometers

Cargo Airport within a perimeter of 350 kilometers from Illela International  Border Market

Industrial park within 100 kilometers from Illela International Border Market

Manufacturing line of products within 100 kilometers from Illela International Border Market

 

VISION:
The vision of Illela International Border Market (I.I.B.M) project is establishing a center of commerce that would herald a rapid and sustain socio-economic development in the west African sub-region and the world at large. As such, the mission of I.I.B.M project, therefore, is centered on exploiting commerce as a key to rapid and sustained socio-economic growth in the sub-region.

Given this vision and mission, therefore, the I.I.B.M project set’s itself the goal of applying commerce as an instrument for uplifting the socio-economic life of people in the west African sub-region.

 

Some of the major objectives of the I.I.B.M project include among others: 

Providing the infrastructural base required for successful conduct of international trade through foreign financing

Promoting industrialization in countries across the sub-region.

Creating and enhancing the foreign exchange earning capacity of countries in the sub-region

Creating job opportunities for large number of people in the sub-region.
 
Promote peace unity and closer ties amongst peoples within the sub-region.

 

Scope of Illela ProjectIIBM Will Comprise of the Following

Buildings

IIBM comprises the following: The main market complex, Abattoir, Automobile market (Car dealers), Building Materials Market, Heavy duty vehicles and Equipment market, Mechanic Park.

Additional Services

Banks, Police Station and Posts, Fire Service, Health Care, Mosques, Infrastructural development

Management

The Illela International Border Market is going to be managed jointly by International Business Finance Corporation (IBFC) and the Sokoto State Government.

Community Support

IIBM is going to be the hub for West Africa Commerce, Trade and Investment in and around Africa and beyond.

About SokotoThe Birth of IIBM

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HEADQUARTER: GIGINYA HOTEL,
WESTERN BYE PASS, SOKOTO
PROJECT OFFICE: N°1 KAMBA ROAD,
OFF AHMADU BELLO WAY, SOKOTO
THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE
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