By Abiodun Lawal, Abeokuta.
Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Friday said his administration would continue to introduce programmes and policies that would promote the prosperity of people of the state.
Abiodun gave the assurance in Abeokuta when he received leaders and members of the Union of Tipper and Quarry of Nigeria, Plank Seller Association and Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria.
The governor said that his administration would continue to live up to its vision of providing an enabling environment for enterprises to flourish in the state.
According to him, his administration, in the last three and half years, has embarked on the construction and reconstruction of over 400 kilometres of roads across the state.
He said that his government had also started the construction of low-cost housing estates across the state.
Besides, Abiodun said that the state government had begun to plant thousands of trees in the forest reserves.
He said that the special agro-industrial processing zone, situated within the Agro Cargo Airport, would avail dealers in the state an opportunity to supply planks to furniture manufacturers that would berth in the zone
“We are also looking to strengthen the entire timber value chain, from the timber to the plant and furniture production.
“Also, plank dealers in the state will be contracted to supply planks for the housing units, being constructed in the state,” he said.
The governor assured the associations of more support, promising that his administration would look at the issues they raised.
He called on members of the associations to go out and get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), urging them to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the general elections.
In their remarks, the state chairmen of the three unions thanked the governor for making the business environment in the state conducive.
They expressed their support of the second term ambition of the governor.