Nigeria's leading finance and market intelligence news report.

We’ll extract value from agriculture to develop Oyo – Makinde

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has declared the resolve of his administration to extract value from agriculture and mineral resources to develop the state.

Governor Makinde stated this during a visit to the palace of the Okere of Saki, Khalid Olabisi, where he met with traditional rulers from Oke Ogun Zone 1, assuring them that his government would do everything to ensure the welfare of the people.

A statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the governor was in Oke Ogun to inspect ongoing works at the headquarters of Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency (OYSADA), Saki.

READ ALSO: 2020: Nigeria’s promising start to a decade of gas

Makinde, who maintained that Oke Ogun was a treasure base for Oyo State, highlighted some of the ongoing projects aimed at developing the zone in line with the economic expansion agenda of his administration.

He listed ongoing projects such as the 68- kilometre Moniya-Iseyin road, OYSADA complex construction, Saki township road construction, and siting of the 72 Mobile Police Squadron base in Ago-are, as efforts to develop the zone.

The governor said he has signed an agreement that all mineral resources in Oke Ogun be mapped to enable the state extract value for itself and the Oke Ogun region.

Whatsapp mobile

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.