By Adekola Afolabi
The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oleyelogun, has encouraged local and international investors to take advantage of the peaceful and investments friendly environment being provided by the state governor to come and invest in the state.
Oleyelogun while raising a matter of urgent public importance on the floor of the House, particularly applauded the state governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his unwavering commitment to creating enabling environment for infrastructural and economic development in the state.
According to him, now Ondo State remains the best investment destination where businesses can thrive tremendously and peacefully in Nigeria.
Oleyelogun added that the state is greatly blessed with both human and mineral resources to develop in all areas of the economy.
The Speaker explained that the two-day Development Partners Summit held at the International Centre for Culture and Event (The Dome) Akure, by the state government will further boost the economy and create job opportunities for unemployed youths in the state.
He expressed optimism that the summit will bring sustainable development in all sectors of the economy in the state, just as he assured prospective investors of safety of their investments in the state.
“We are using this opportunity to call on prospective investors in Nigeria and across the world to come to Ondo State. Ondo State is peaceful and safe. We want our state to move from civil service state to become an industrial state. This will also create job opportunities for our youths”, he added.
Oleyelogun explained that Akeredolu’s administration’s various masses-oriented programmes and policies have made the state the most friendly environment for prospective investors.
He assured that the Legislature will continue to support and cooperation with the executive in providing more dividends of good governance to the citizenry across the state .
In their separate contributions, the deputy Speaker, Ogundeji Iroju; the Majority Leader, Jamiu Maito and Sunday Olajide noted that the present administration led by Akeredolu has been a pacesetter in creating enabling and investment friendly environment for investors.
They promised to continue to support programmes and policies of government that will bring development and make lives more meaningful to the people of the state.
As representatives of their various constituencies, the lawmakers equally promised to continue to provide good representation and purposeful leadership to their constituents.