By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
The Managing Director of the Ore Industrial Park, Femi Akinkuebi has reiterated the commitment of the Governor Royimi Akeredolu-led administration in Ondo State to avail youth, small and medium scale business owners within and outside the state the platform to thrive by growing and developing their respective business enterprises.
Mr. Femi Akinkuebi disclosed this while updating newsmen in Akure, on the level of progress made at the facility in Ondo State.
The Ore Industrial Park is a Public-Private Partnership [PPP] between Ondo State Government and Hessmac Industry Limited, which is established on a massive 1,000 hectares of eco-friendly, economic and industrially zoned land.
According to him, the Ore Industrial Park provides the general public the opportunity to become a master of their destiny by tapping into the numerous benefits that the facility has to offer, the Ore Industrial Park was created by the Akeredolu led administration in order to eradicate poverty, improve the standard of living, boost wealth creation, unleash the nation’s industrial potential, build reputation for Nigeria in technology and industrialization.
Mr. Akinkuebi also revealed that there are about six companies which are currently on ground running (Allecharis Gas, Sulmont Solar, ASB, ATC Globalwide, Euro O&G Continental Ltd etc…) while another more companies will soon start working at the park.
He also revealed that the Ore Industrial Park is made accessible to all because the government is more interested in giving opportunities to its people and also business minded thereby gaining more for the state. In the words of the managing director of the Ore Industrial Park.
In the words of Mr. Femi Akinkuebi, “As much as we are interested in foreign investors, we can’t forget our people, this necessitate our approach to encourage both local and international companies”
He further explained that the Akeredolu led administration in Ondo State through the Ore Industrial Park is willing to welcome interested youths and entrepreneurs who have the business skills and expertise to run any business venture, “even those with little or no startup capital are welcome to use our facility, we have a business conducive facility that will give your business the much needed leverage to thrive”
“The Ore Industrial Park has the capacity to employ not less than 120,000 workforces within twelve years at the park”. he added.
The Ore Industrial Hub is designed to provide a world class infrastructure and ultra-fast operational efficiency, proximity to raw materials and target markets, uninterrupted power supply, easy access to gas with EPL gas pipeline and adequate security. The park has its own installed 30MW trio-fuel independent powecr Plant dedicated to providing power within the park.