Delta Government on Thursday said that it had been growing a one-stop-shop Agro-Industrial Park to increase the country’s economy beyond oil.
Commissioner for Information from the country, Mr Charles Aniagwu, revealed this while addressing journalists after a review trip to the Agro-Industrial Park in Aboh-Ogwashi at Aniocha South Local Government Area of the country.
He said the job was among the attempts of the authorities aimed towards diversification of the nation’s market.
“Authorities after authorities had continued to wrestle diversification without doing much in this way.
“Since we now have a comparative advantage in agriculture from Delta the governor deemed it fit to put this up Agro-Industrial Park and together with the high profile Committee you’ll realise it isn’t a tea party.
“It will benefit all Deltans no matter the place because everyone involved with agricultural production can deliver their merchandise for processing.
“This endeavour is a really great step in diversifying the economy through the Agricultural industry,” Aniagwu said.
Chairman of the Implementation Committee, Professor Eric Eboh, stated the job review was created to appraise the condition of work concerning the complete work plan of this undertaking.
He explained the job went through strict feasibility, evaluation and evaluation of both the national and global procedure with more than three overseas banks competing to finance the project.
He noticed that the job which began in October has 18 months conclusion deadline along with the Ogwashi-Uku dam was among the critical standards for the positioning of their Agro-Industrial Park.
Project Advisor, Arch Kester Ifeadi, at a specialized short, said the concept of the project began three decades back.
He said the property contains 220 hectares using 100 hectares of rice farm because of the anchor job and promised that there will be continuous power and water distribution at the park.