The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured the business community in the state that his administration will consolidate on reforms and policies to ensure an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.
Obaseki said the state government will, through platforms like the Alaghodaro Summit, continue engaging with businesses, investors and other stakeholders to implement investment-friendly policies that would translate into greater opportunities for sustainable economic and social development of the state.
The governor, who spoke through the Head of Edo Investment Promotion Office (ESIPO), Mr. Kelvin Uwaibi, commended the contributions of the Edo business community in boosting the economy of the state.
He said the state’s business community is key and strategic in his economic recovery plan, especially in the post-coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic era.
Obaseki noted: “We recognise the fact that the business community is very key and strategic to our economic recovery plan. This is why we are always ready to engage with this community, as will be witnessed in the forthcoming 2020 Alaghodaro summit”
He added that the “Making Edo Great Again (MEGA) manifesto of his administration is largely anchored on making the state a preferred destination for investors as well as the top 3 home for investment in Nigeria.”
According to him: “Edo State is on course to become the preferred business destination in Nigeria. We strongly believe that this is achievable. The business community is a major stakeholder to facilitate the process.”