• Monday, June 24, 2024
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Delta state partners Cutting Edge Group to drive investment

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Following its decision to expand more economic frontiers, Delta State Government has gone into partnership with Cutting Edge Concepts and Solutions Limited for the purpose of attracting more investors into the state.

Disclosing this during an investment forum in Asaba, Delta state, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said Cutting Edge Group had undertaken several surveys, presentations with the top hierarchy of Delta State Government with a report confirming that everything had been very good.
Present at the forum was a major Chinese investor, China CAMCE Engineering Company Limited.
The governor, who was represented by the Executive Chairman of Delta State Commission, Tonobok Okowa, expressed great pleasure over the forum, stressing that since the inception of the administration, Delta State had been involved in a tremendous and rigorous drive for development across all levels of the state.
He said: “We have instituted SME projects, a remarkable score card on a master plan infrastructure development, improved on social amenities and lot more. In projecting our action, the state has given consideration to our local partners; we are delighted to appoint Cutting Edge Concepts & Solutions Ltd to work with Delta State in resuscitating this vision.
“I am well aware that discussion on local partnership with foreign investors has been on for some time now. It is my understanding that foreign investors shall work with the local partners to achieve the goal of infrastructural development in the state. Delta state is very open to investors for development and you are welcome.
“When we talk about practical development, funding is very key, therefore, it is my understanding that the Chinese Investors invited today have the financial muscle and capacity to fund infrastructural projects in Delta State. As a state government, we are committed to offering our state equity of land, Guarantees, government construction process approvals, resources, etc.
“We assure you, that there shall be nothing from the government side that shall delay the progress of work. We have highly seasoned international experts on the State Economic team and they are highly committed to make the speedy success of these projects a great reality.”
He implored the forum participants to conduct a wide tour of the state in order to to see the investment opportunities.
He promised that in a few weeks, there would be a parley between the state and the Chinese specialist engineers and funding for the projects.
“I have been informed that you have met with the Presidency, ministers, and governors of the South eastern states. We hope you enjoyed your trips. Delta state is the heart of the Niger Delta with a rapidly growing business opportunity for tremendous development. We will therefore implore you to start immediately to seize this great opportunity to invest in strategic projects as other greater opportunities unfold to you in a very short time from now.
“Your investment in Nigeria is safe, your livelihood and properties are safe, the Delta people are hospitable, the environment is peaceful and neighbours are kind, the working environment is loving, the health system is top class and the food is great. You are welcome on board.”
Speaking on Cutting Edge’s role in investment drive, the Chief Executive, Cutting Edge Group, Mr. Derek Omoleh, described his firm as a top estimable consultancy and research institution and a proud leader in concepts construction, solutions development, resource management and financial skill support to the chain of large organisations – small firms – individuals, adding that over the years, its focus had been on real estate construction, working with private sector and government. It is our vision to assist government achieve its long term socio-eco-development agenda.