Ogun creating more industrial clusters for investors, says Abiodun
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration is creating different industrial clusters to provide conducive environment for more investors to berth.
Abiodun, who stated this when he received the management of Mikano International Limited on a courtesy visit to his office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, expressed satisfaction that the state would soon be open for industrial revolution.
He stated that, aside the Agbara industrial cluster, others would be sited along the Epe-Ijebu-Ode axis, Magboro and the Interchange axis.
He said: “We are creating different industrial clusters around the state. Before, we had the Agbara industrial clusters and now we have the new interchange. We have identified different other clusters. We have what we call Ijebu Cluster, which will be along the Epe-Ijebu-Ode Road. Remo Cluster somewhere around the agro airport that is coming up. We have the Magboro Cluster, which is around MFM.”
The governor noted that his administration embarked on massive road infrastructure and had also created an Energy and Electricity Board to identify locations where gas pipelines could be extended to. He pointed out that with good roads and availability of gas, the state would be open for industrial revolution.
The governor said his administration had put in place Ogun State Investment Promotion Agency and Business Environment Council to make siting of businesses hitch-free.
In his remarks, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mikano International Limited, Mofid Karameh, acknowledged the state’s deliberate attempt at making the business environment conducive for investors.
He, therefore, urged the state government to help the firm in its efforts at expanding into food, beverages, syringes and disposable face-masks and automobiles.