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Amosun Commends World Bank, Others for Support towards Development of Ogun

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Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said that his government would continue to leverage on the experience, contributions and support of relevant development partners and agencies to boost its economy.

Amosun stated this while hosting a delegation, consisting teams from World Bank, Rural Access Mobility Programme (RAMP) and Federal Ministry of Works, in his office yesterday.

The governor commended the efforts of the World Bank in challenging the state to work on its rating on the ease of doing business, which he noted, has made the state improve tremendously, by making it one of the best rated state in ease of doing business in Nigeria.

While appreciating the support of the three development partners in the development strides in the state, the governor assured that the state government would not take the support for granted, but work towards taking the advantages of value chains in agricultural development.

Amosun however emphasised the need for the various partners to work towards improving on infrastructure that would help in developing agricultural, rural development and other sectors.

Leader of the delegation and Senior Private, Sector Development Specialist of the World Bank, Mrs. Feyi Boroffice had earlier said that the team is partnering the state government to facilitate development in agriculture, transportation and other sectors of the economy, to achieve results.

Also speaking, the bank’s Team Leader on Transportation, Mr Tesfa Micheal noted that there is need to improve on the transportation infrastructure, to boost economic and industrialisation potentials of the state.

 

Adejuwon Soyinka

Senior Special Assistant (Media)

Ogun State Governor

April 11, 2017

 

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