In line with his administration’s commitment to the speedy industrialisation of Delta State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has assured prospective investors in the Kwale Industrial Park of quick return on investment. Okowa gave the assurance in Asaba, the state capital, when the management of Temple Energy and GasInvest, joint consultants to the project, briefed him on the level of progress made.

The park is meant to translate the gas resources in the state to give it industrial edge. “I am glad that you have made appreciable progress in the development of the industrial park. From the analysis given, all is set for investors to come in and I am confident that from the materials available and the conducive environment for industries to thrive, potential investors will get a quick return on their investments.

“As a government, I want to reassure you of our commitment to the fast take off of the park. I want to guarantee that we will be with you every step of the way for the best results to be achieved for our people and our country.

“Based on the numerous benefits derivable from the park, which is in line with my administration’s desire for a prosperous and stronger Delta State, as our people will be employed and a lot of socio-economic activities will go on across the state as a result of the park, as a government, we will continue to do our best for the desired results to be achieved,” Okowa stated.

Earlier, Dr. David Ige, had on behalf of the consultants, informed the governor and members of the state executive council that the park has unique attributes that would attract investors, disclosing that over 75, 000 jobs would be created when it becomes operational. He commended the administration for its commitment towards the effective operation of the park.

The Guardian

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