Delta Govt. Signs Joint Venture Agreement for Multi-Billion Naira Agro Industrial Park

Delta Govt. Signs Joint Venture Agreement for Multi-Billion Naira Agro Industrial Park

Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba*

IN line with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa administration’s commitment to harness
agricultural potentials for the socio-economic development of Delta State,
the state Government is to partner with the private investors to establish
a multi-billion naira agro-industrial park in the state.

Elated Governor Okowa in a speech shortly after a Joint Venture agreement
was signed between Mirai Technology Limited, Norsworthy Investment Limited
and the Delta State Government in Asaba, stated that the agricultural
industrial park would harness the agro value chain in the state, stressing
that “agriculture is the way to go in this country.”

“The joint venture agreement has been signed by the three partners, the
process that led to today’s event started three years ago and I am glad
that we have a local investor among the investors, we are confident that
it is a success story,” the Governor said.

The Governor emphasized that “this is an agro-investment park that will be
driven by the private sector.”
While noting that the agro-industrial park is one of the several industrial
parks that will spring up in different parts of the state, Governor Okowa
reiterated, “we will continue to provide the enabling environment for
private sector to thrive, our youths should embrace agriculture.”
He continued, “we will continue to support them through micro-credit to
achieve desired results because, we will harness the agric value chain.”

Mr Roy Tal, Managing Director of Mirai Technology, said his company was
committed to the success of the project while Engr. Gabriel Ugbechie,
Managing Director of Norsworthy Investment Limited commended Governor Okowa
for driving the vision for Delta State to take its pride of place in the
international community as investors’ destination.

“Agriculture is the way to go and we are happy that the Governor has
identified such, we are seriously committed to the success of the
Agro-Industrial Park which will create job opportunities to Deltans and
boost the socio-economic life of the people,” he said.

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