FG Designs New National Industrial Revolution Plan

Channels Television  
Updated February 1, 2013

In a bid to develop the non-oil sector of the nation’s economy and fast-track industrial development, the Federal Government has announced that it is developing a national industrial revolution plan to give impetus to other spheres of the economy.

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Segun Aganga, made this disclosure in Ijebu Mushin, Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State during a facility tour of Tulip, a private cocoa processing factory located in the area.

While expressing the commitment of the Federal Government towards industrial revolution, the Minister urged Nigerians and the international community to focus less on those negative things about the country.

The Governor of Ogun State, Mr. Ibikunle Amosun who was represented by the state Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Bimbo Ashiru, used the occasion to assure investors in the state of adequate security and conducive atmosphere for business growth and development.

The occasion also witnessed the signing of a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding by the Federal Government, the Kingdom of Netherlands and the cocoa processing factory in Ogun State.