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Billionaire Otedola commends Ogun Governor, Abiodun on economic giants stride, Agro Cargo Airport

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The Chairman of Geregu Power Plc, Femi has praised Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun for his unwavering commitment to aggressive industrialization in the state through the ongoing construction of the Agro Allied Cargo International Airport.

Taking to his verified social media handle, Otedola commended Abiodun’s remarkable strides in various people-oriented projects aimed at fostering sustainable growth in the state.

He pledged his full support and partnership to expedite even development for the benefit of the citizens of Ogun State and Nigerians as a whole.

“I had a great time with my friend, Dapo Abiodun. I commended him for his strides in Ogun State, particularly on the ongoing construction of the Agro Cargo International Airport and other people-oriented projects being undertaken by his administration. I used the medium to assure him of my continuous support and partnership for the benefit of the good people of Ogun State and Nigeria at large,” Otedola wrote on his Twitter handle.

A senior official from the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Sylvester Oloyede, a Brigadier General also commended the governor during a study tour to the state.

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The theme of the tour was “Industrialization, Climate Change, and Energy Security in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges & Prospects.” Oloyede praised Governor Abiodun for embarking on massive industrial revolution through the construction of the Agro Cargo International Airport.

Oloyede further emphasized that the Cargo Airport would bolster economic growth in the state, particularly by facilitating quick and sufficient supply of raw materials to the manufacturing sector.

He commended the strategic location of the airport, with its proximity to the Western parts of Nigeria, the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, and the Sagamu-Benin expressway.

Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo Talabi, highlighted that the initiative aligns with the state’s aggressive industrialization plans under the developmental philosophy of the ISEYA mantra, as entrenched in the state’s distinct agenda, “Building Our Future Together.”

“Whichever way you want to approach the airport, the access to Lagos, the fifth largest economy in Africa and Nigeria’s largest economy, is very easy,” Talabi remarked.

The ongoing construction of the Agro Cargo International Airport has garnered praise from various quarters, with stakeholders recognizing its potential to boost economic activities and contribute to the industrial development of Ogun State.

(omayowa@globalfinancialdigest.com; Newsroom: +234 8033 964 138)

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