Osun Govt to host industrial summit in September

Plans have been concluded by the Osun State Government to host a three day industrial investment summit in September 2024.

The state government disclosed this in a statement issued by the Summit Consultant, Rotimi Awelewa, in Osogbo on Thursday.

The Industrial Investment Summit according to the statement is expected to hold at the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, CBCIU, Abere.

The decision by the state government is coming after the state governor, Ademola Adeleke who was represented by the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo, on May 10, 2024, inaugurated the Central Working Committee for the Osun Industrial Investment Summit, 2024.

The statement said, “Industrial Investment Summit 2024 from September 11 to September 13, 2024 with the theme ‘Connecting Progress with Purpose’ which will focus on the bid to position Osun State as a major industrial and Commercial hub in Nigeria and West Africa.

“The Osun State Investment Summit 2024 is packaged to showcase bankable opportunities and strategic matchmaking platforms, convening stakeholders to Osun Industrial ecosystem to facilitate partnerships and investments in the State.

“The principal objective and focus of the Summit is to set an economic policy agenda for accelerated industrial investments in Osun State, Nigeria, underpinned by sustainable and inclusive development.

“Through focused discussions and deliberations, the Summit seeks to identify and address the key challenges and opportunities for transforming Osun State economy, with a particular emphasis on the role of Agriculture, Industrial Advancement, Manufacturing, Tourism and Capital Investment.”

The summit is also expected to focus on driving double-digit industrial investment and economic growth across every nook and cranny of Osun State.


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