Ogun State: Nigeria’s New Industrial Hub

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He has spent less than two years as Ogun State’s Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, But Hon. Bimbola Ashiru’s remarkable achievements within such a period are definite statement of what true service and dividends of democracy are all about. ”. From the time when he assumed office, Ashiru, a former banking executive, earned the appellation, “Mr Integrity” for his transparency and high ethical standards.

Within a short time in office, the commissioner has made a difference in governance, immediately he came into office, he created two industrial parks for the State and also provided vital infrastructure for the existing parks.

Under him, Ogun State has a record increase of seven industrial estates, with plans to have more.

Ogun State Ministry of Commerce and Industry under him, has experienced visible development never witnessed before in the state, it has formulated and implemented friendly trade policies and took additional responsibilities relating to multilateral and bilateral commercial relations, state trading, export promotion measures, development and regulation of certain export oriented industries and commodities.

After hosting an investment forum earlier this year, the state has received requests from over a thousand investors wishing to invest in the state; in addition to that, the State also received about 54 letters of intent from foreign investors aiming to set up business ventures in the state.

Over 5 new industries were opened in the state this year alone, reducing the unemployment rate in the state and boosting its economy.

Hon. Ashiru is a devout Christian and a member of the Greater Chapter and the Bishop’s nominee, at the Archbishop Vinning Memorial Anglican Church in Lagos. He has been hapilly married for 21 years and blesed with two lovely children.

Since assuming office, he came in with a clear vision of what he intends to do. According to him, “My vision for Commerce & Industry in Ogun State is aligned with the current administration's 5 point agenda, one of which is Industrialization. I see the state becoming another economic hub for the country, with manufacturing giants in the continent established here. I also see a developed and vibrant MSME sector, which will inadvertently grow the economy of Ogun State.”

If morning is a good indicator of the evening, it is easy to predict that within the next three years, Ogun State will witness tremendous industrial revolution, economic

prosperity and social progress under Mr. Bimbo Ashiru as its Commissioner of Commerce and Industry.

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