Oyo govt attracted over N23 billion in agribusiness investments: Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde has disclosed that Oyo state is making inroads into reaping from his administration’s investment drive, creating a conducive environment for economic development.

Mr Makinde said this on Thursday during the inauguration of a cassava-based Sorbitol factory owned by Psaltery International Limited, Alayide village, Ado-Awaye, in the Iseyin local government area.

The governor, who said his administration’s commitment to reducing the infrastructure deficit in the state remained a top priority, pointed out that there could not be agricultural transformation without rural transformation.

“Our strategy is based on one principle, and the principle is that there cannot be agricultural transformation without rural transformation. If you looked at our communities when we resumed in 2019, there was no water and no good road,” said the Oyo governor. “That was why we awarded the 65km Moniya-Iseyin road as one of the projects we prioritised,…

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