The Ogun State Government has pledged to further open up the state for business opportunities by putting all machinery in motion to attract more investors.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Commissioner for Industry, Trade, and Investment, Mr Adebola Sofela, said this while answering questions from journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital.

Sofela, who was newly sworn in by the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, alongside 19 others, said that the present administration would consolidate its position as the industrial capital of Nigeria.

He said efforts would be put in place to make Ogun the preferred investor’s destination.

Sofela said the state would be committed to improving the ease of doing business index, noting that reforms that will enhance business activities would be executed.

According to him, “We will create a more enabling environment that would attract investors while existing businesses would improve their capacities.

“We will work with the organised private sector and all stakeholders to know their areas of need and work on the solution. We will execute reforms that will make ease of doing business more seamless to help businesses on the ground, increase their capacities and to be more productive and attract new ones.”

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