Okowa assures investors of govt. assistance

Posted by News Express | 28 August 2015 | 3,870 times

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Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has said his administration will partner with anybody or corporate organisations who desire to set up industries in the state.

Governor Okowa gave the assurance yesterday when the President of Legend Interior Limited, Sir John Ifejiofor, led the foreign partners of the company to pay him a courtesy visit in Asaba.

According to him, his administration was desirous of speedy industrialisation of the state to increase job opportunities for the teeming youths of the state.

“We are very happy when we see private companies coming to partner with us to take our youths off the streets,” the Governor said, adding: “We will continue to encourage companies who wants to set up their industries in the state in any way that we can.”

He asserted: “the important thing is that when the companies are in place, they will generate employment for our people.”

The Governor commended Legend Interiors for keying into the empowerment programmes of his administration by training more than two hundred youths in the acts of paint making, observing that such initiative will empower such persons to contribute to the growth of the society.

Earlier, Sir Ifejiofor had told the Governor and members of the state executive council that his organisation was desirous of partnering with the Delta State government in the training of the youths adding that plans have been completed for a third generation paint manufacturing company to be established in the state.

•Photo shows Gov Okowa.


Source: News Express

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