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Delta Govt. woos investors on agric

By Gregory Mmaduakolam

Mrs Mary Iyasere, Delta Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, says the government is ready to offer tax holidays and other investment opportunities to local and international investors that want to invest in the state.

Iyasere told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that every investor needed an investment friendly state to enable the business to thrive.

“Delta State Government, led by Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, has put in place enabling environment such as good security, good governance, trust, transparency and refined legal framework to assist investors in the state.”

Iyasere said Gov.  Okowa, was running a transparent government in the state where laws and contracts were enforced.

She added that the governor had simplified the process of registration of business to encourage investors.

She explained that apart from the simplified processes of registering business,  government also gave tax holidays to investors in the state.

According to her, Delta State has 163 kilometres of coastline which is good for aqua business investors

“Delta State produces a lot of fishes, crude oil, rubber, cassava and palm oil.

“All these agricultural products are the anchor projects of the Central Bank of Nigeria; they are available and in circulation.

“So the state is ready for agricultural multiplication; even it started this before the Federal Government and is  ready to assist investors who want to invest in agricultural sector.”

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