April 1, 2023

We’ll work with you to fast-track development, OSCCIMA assures Adeleke

  • As Adeleke spokesperson emerges as business group’s VP

Shina Abubakar, Osogbo

The Osun Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OSUCCIMA) has assured Governor Ademola Adeleke of its readiness to work with the state government to fast-track economic growth.

This is as the business organisation inducted its newly elected leaders in the state led by, Dr Olu Olujide at its Annual General Meeting held at Aje International Trade Fair, Osogbo.

Speaking at the event, Dr Olujide who described his election as a call to duty, assured the Governor of the group’s commitment to partner with the state government towards achieving economic growth in the state, commending the State Government for its effort in partnering with Africa Development Bank (AFDB) especially, as it concerns Tech-Entrepreneurs in the state.

He also promised to strengthen the organisation by building a more fruitful relationship with other Chamber movements in the country.

“We shall always remain a partner with the Government of Osun State at all levels but be non-hesitant to provide the right advocacy over policies and/or actions of the Government. I, therefore, call on the Government of Osun State to meaningfully engage OSUCCIMA in the Mining, Agriculture, Tourism, and Digital economy development of the State. We are very ready to support the government of Osun State in employment generation, revenue generation and economic development of the State

“Let me again extend our profound appreciation to our Patron and Executive Governor of Osun State, His Excellency Senator Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke for the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the African Development Bank and tap into opportunities provided by the Bank through its $618m tech fund which will support programmes in the technology and creative sector in the State. I hereby call on our Governor to engage OSUCCIMA in the process and in the identification of genuine technology and creative sector entrepreneurs in the State”, he said.

While Dr. Gbolade Famoriyo and Chief ‘Segun Dada emerged as 1st Deputy President and 2nd Deputy President, Governor Ademola Adeleke’s spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed representing Iwo Chamber of Commerce (IWOCCIMA), was elected the Vice President of the organisation.