Government Renews Commitment To Improve Socio-Economic Activities Through Agriculture.

Gov. Dapo Abiodun

As part of efforts in achieving socio-economic transformation of the through agriculture, The current administration has concluded an arrangement to send two bills to the state house of assembly.

Governor Dapo Abiodun who stated this Tuesday while playing host to the executive director of Nigeria export promotion council (NEPC), Chief Segun Awolowo explained that the bill on public-private partnership, (PPP) and the state investment promotion bill are to give legal backings to the activities of the government.

He added that government will also introduce one stop shop to avoid bureaucracy and bottlenecks that may hamper investment while multiple taxation will also be discouraged.

Mr Governor expressed optimism that the current administration is poised in making the state the commercial capital of the country by taking a lead in the area of agriculture, commerce and export trade.

While commending the management of the NEPC, for the visit he assured that government will continue to liaise with the council to simplify investment procedures in order to promote export trade.

In his remarks, Chief Segun Awolowo informed the governor of some of the steps being taken by the council to promote and support local manufacturers to be actively involve in export trade for employment generation for the youths and income for the nation.

The NEPC boss explained that the council is committed to helping the local industries towards diversifying the economy through the development of non-oil sector in accordance with the vision of the national  economic recovery and growth plan, of the federal government.


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