The Ogun State Government has called on prospective investors to open their businesses in the state, assuring them of a flawless collaboration which would enhance their investments.
A statement issued at the weekend quoted the state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to have given the assurance during the unveiling of a new plant at Eat and Go Limited in the Magboro area of the state.
Represented by the state Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe, the governor noted that the state was in the front line for investment with conducive environment.
“We welcome prospective investors to come on board and enjoy the enabling business-friendly environment. Ogun State will continue to collaborate with our budding industrialists and domestic entrepreneurs to effect a flawless synergy in development,” Abiodun said.
The governor said the state remains one of the most peaceful in the South-west, adding that the current administration remains committed to improving the ease of doing business in the state.
The Head of Development and Project of Eat and Go, Mr. Sola Adeeko, said the company has over one thousand cold stores in Africa, adding that the newly constructed plant is the biggest in West Africa in line with the company’s efforts to widen its horizon.
While speaking during a courtesy visit to Mikano Nigeria Limited in Magboro Area, Longe called on companies operating in the state to leverage on the competitive advantages that abound in the state.
Longe added that the government has tailored the state physical planning as well as provision of relevant infrastructure to meet the need of existing and potential investors in the state.
She commended the Chairman of Mikano Nigeria Limited, Mr. Mofid Karameh, and the management of the company, stressing that the company has added to the state industrial status.
Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olu Aikulola, lauded the company for employing Nigerians and also diversifying into other lines of business.
Aikulola assured the company that the ministry would continue to relate with industries operating in the state as part of efforts to aid the growth of businesses.
The Chief Executive Officer, Mikano International Limited, Mr. Najir Jierir, on his own, noted that the company has been recruiting from the host community, adding that the company has invested in training its members of staff, which he said has widened their scope of knowledge as well as increased their experience.
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