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Ekiti to attract over $100m for four critical projects


Ekiti State Government has said it was already into partnership with some private investors and development partners that would eventually attract over $100m to finance Ekiti Knowledge Zone, Special Agriculture Processing Zone, Ado-Akure Road, and Ekiti Airport, as well as $5m to revive the moribund Ikun Dairy farm.

The government said states’ social economic growth was hinged on a diversified economy, driven by skilled and healthy workforce.

This plan, the government said, has begun to yield results, as evident in the partnership it has forged with development partners and the private sector.

The State Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Values Orientation, Aare Olumuyiwa Olumilua made this known, yesterday, to kick-start activities marking Governor Kayode Fayemi’s first-year anniversary with the theme, “Walking the talk…Restoring values, Enhancing Impact.”

Olumuyiwa said: “The Fayemi-led administration inherited a severely eroded state, with our once pristine values as a people, seriously battered. Every facet of life in Ekiti was touched, albeit negatively…”


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