• Osun Government Seeks China’s Support For Airport Project -
  • Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola weekend appealed to the Chinese Government to collaborate with the state to facilitate the completion of the MKO Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun.

    The governor spoke in Osogbo while receiving Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Dr Zhou Pingjian.

    According to the governor, the state is endowed ‎with mineral resources available for investment and the climate is conducive for investors.

    He also spoke of the reign of peace in the state, the availability of arable land and the policy on land bank, which enables investors to access land with ease for their operations.

    “We are committed to developing the state by encouraging both local and international investors. This is the way to go and we are resolute to attain this feat,” the governor said.

    Pingjian said China would help lift the socio-economic development of Osun State through collaboration in infrastructural development‎, education, agriculture, mining and commerce

    He said his visit to Osun was to strengthen the cordial relations between China and Nigeria as well as promote cooperation and exchanges at the sub-national level.

    “Osun is doing well in all areas of the economy particular in the education sector. I have seen the quality of the schools built around the state and I have seen so many reasons to invest in this state,” he said.


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  • 25 Mar '19 - 03:07pm
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  • Comments (5)
  • zicolsystem on 25 Mar '19 - 03:08pm
    lol Which governor? The new one or the outgoing one The airport project to me is a waste of scarce resources, the airport at Ibadan is just some miles to Osogbo With the newly constructed road, it will be cheaper to fly from Ibadan
  • salvado47 on 03 Apr '19 - 11:06am
    Na Wa oo
  • nicholassam001 on 18 Apr '19 - 08:24am
    That's good
  • femihero on 30 May '19 - 03:52am
    That is the right thing for development, no nation is an island on his own.
  • ibonwon1 on 09 Jun '19 - 09:20pm
    how are they going to raise fund
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