Newswatch Times | 8 February 2016
Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru.
The Ogun State Government says it will continue to partner, encourage and accommodate only genuine investors who intend to invest largely for the socio-economic growth of the State.
The State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, made this assertion while playing host to some prospective investors from Brazil, at his office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the State capital.
Ashiru said various investors have been signifying interest to invest in the State, saying that the first ethanol factory in Nigeria was commissioned last year in State, which presently producing 5,000 tons of ethanol per year through uses of cassava.
He assured the prospective investors of 40 million customers’ patronage across State if the company start operation, adding that some companies using ethanol were situated in State, which includes gin companies, brewery, pharmaceutical and many others.