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Ogun State Attracts FDI from 30 firms across several sectors

By on May 18, 2012

The Ogun State government has shortlisted 30 reputable investors from over 400 who signified their intention to invest in the economy of the state.

Bimbo Ashiru, the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry disclosed this whilst speaking at activities to mark the 1st anniversary of Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s administration.

He said, “As a fallout of the forum, a total number of 30 genuine investing companies have expressed interest in committing resources to invest in Ogun State.’’

He also disclosed that the investors would anchor their funds in projects in the retail shopping, steel manufacturing, cement manufacturing, agriculture and food processing sectors.

Ashiru said the government had approved the development of two additional industrial parks in the state to complement the existing ones. He cited the Bank of Industry and Access Bank as being the financial partners of the project.