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
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:
CEO, IBFC Group and dignitaries during commissioning of the IIBM Project Office in Sokoto State
CEO IBFC Group and the Sokoto State Permanent Secretary during the commissioning ceremony
CEO, IBFC Group Addressing the Press
IIBM Project Team paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Sokoto State.
CEO IBFC Group during the courtesy visit to the Governor of Sokoto State
CEO IBFC Group, Dr. E. Banuson address the project team
IIBM comprises the following: The main market complex, Abattoir, Automobile market (Car dealers), Building Materials Market, Heavy duty vehicles and Equipment market, Mechanic Park.
Banks, Police Station and Posts, Fire Service, Health Care, Mosques, Infrastructural development
The Illela International Border Market is going to be managed jointly by International Business Finance Corporation (IBFC) and the Sokoto State Government.
IIBM is going to be the hub for West Africa Commerce, Trade and Investment in and around Africa and beyond.