Ogun State Commissioner for Industry, Trade, and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe has called on the newly inaugurated State Market Development Board, to work assiduously with her Ministry, in positioning markets to meet the demands of the influx of investors and population growth which the State is currently experiencing.
Longe made the call at the Ministry’s Conference Room, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, when she met members of the Board who paid her a courtesy visit, noting that the efforts of the present administration in making the State investors’ preferred destination of choice was already yielding positive results which have created the need for continuous improvements in the markets.
She assured that the Ministry would not waiver in its collaboration with the Board, calling on the members to hit the ground running for traders at different markets in the State, to start reaping the benefits of their service.
Also speaking, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Industry, Trade, and Investment, Ms. Sola Arobieke lauded the initiative of the Board members, expressing optimism in their capability to exceed past achievements recorded under previous administrations.
The Chairman of the newly inaugurated Ogun State Market Development Board, Hon. Rasak Daddah said the Board was determined to make markets in the State a model through improved infrastructural facilities, hygienic-sanitary conditions and operational standards.
The former Ijebu-Ode Local Government Chairman, assured that the team would carry out its activities in line with the “ISEYA” mantra of the Prince Dapo Abiodun led administration by being fair, just and equitable, stressing that decision would be made in the overall interest of the State.
Hon. Daddah who lauded Governor Dapo Abiodun for giving the Board members opportunity to serve, called for a perfect synergy between the Ministry and Board, to ensure they achieve its objective of making the markets in the State a positive reference point in the country.
Wale Osunbiyi & Ismail Oladipo,
Press Officers, Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.