Indigenes in Diaspora have been called to join hands in the development of Ogun State by investing in its economy, thereby creating more jobs for the teeming youths.
The Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele made the call in Abeokuta, while receiving the executive of Faces of Yewa Indigenes Foundation ( FYIF), who were on a courtesy visit to her office at Oke-Mosan.
She said the present administration was desirous to see citizens, home and abroad, investing in the development of the State, assuring that every sector would feel the impact of government.
“Ogun State is open to business, so we will be an investor friendly State and with the establishment of the Investment Promotion Council to be headed by an investment banker, people can be assured of business opportunities that are safe and worthwhile”, she assured.
Earlier in her address, the President of FYIF, Princess Adeyinka Adedokun, hinted that the foundation, which is non-governmental, remained committed to improving lives of the people through its numerous initiatives, saying, development cannot be left in the hands of government alone, hence the need for individuals, organizations and institutions to support for accelerated socio-economic growth.