Investors key to economic development, says Kwara Deputy Governor

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By Steve Oni, Ilorin

Kwara State government has reiterated its commitment to supporting investors towards boosting the state’s economy and making life more meaningful for the citizenry.

State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi, who stated this on Monday shortly after inspecting Padson Assembly Plant at Irewolede Area, Ilorin, the state capital, said he was impressed with what he had seen; which he described as an indication that investors were on ground in the state and ready to make use of the state’s abundant human and natural resources.

The Deputy Governor stated that the Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq led government would create an enabling environment for business to thrive in the State, saying the coming of the Plant would go a long way in creating employment opportunities and also helping in boosting the economy of the state.

Mr Alabi urged the Management of the Plant not to relent in its bid adding that the move would benefit the State and its people.

While conducting the Deputy Governor round the Plant, the Chairman Padson Limited, Mr Hezekial Adedeji, said it is a group of companies that is into assembling of tricycles, vehicles, cars, trucks, production of paints and solid minerals.

Mr Adedeji called for government patronage and helping to showcase it to other States adding that if supported, it would create more job opportunities for Kwarans and other people living in the State.

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