By Christian Agadibe
President of Dangote Industries, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, have hailed the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, for turning the state into an investment-friendly zone.
The business magnates made this remark during the commissioning of the 42-kilometre Sagamu Interchange-Abeokuta dual carriageway by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
Dangote hinted on the giant strides of the governor, his style of governance, and private-sector imprint on governance in the state were worthy of emulation.
“Prince Dapo Abiodun is coming with a lot of private sector experience and we as industrialists in the state don’t even have to tell him what we need; he is one of us,” he emphasised.
According to Dangote, Abiodun swung into action and fixed the abandoned road linking Ogun State from Epe side of Lagos. “That road has been abandoned for many years. You can see how he quickly moved into action to fix that road.” He further described the governor’s emergence as a breath of fresh air for so many investors currently investing in the state.
“I think having Prince Dapo Abiodun there as the Governor is attracting a lot of investors to the state. Any serious investor doesn’t have to think about it. They should just move in there and invest,” says the CEO.