‘Bayelsa Eco Park will bring in more manufacturing investments’ – Govt

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The newly unveiled Eco Industrial Park (EIP) by the Bayelsa State Government will be a world class industrial park that will attract manufacturers in pharmaceutical, chemical, plastic and electrical industries.

This was made known by the Director- General, Bayelsa State Development Promotion Agency, Freda Ruth Bruce-Bennett at a dinner to showcase inherent opportunities in the state’s second investment forum to the business community in Lagos. According to him, EIP will leverage current and future power generation potential to attract diverse manufacturing businesses to be sited at the EIP.

In her words, “The unveiling of the EIP will showcase a world-class eco-industrial park designed to meet the manufacturing needs of the 21st century. We seek to attract chemical and pharmaceuticals, domestic and industrial plastics and rubber, wood and wood products, electrical and electronics, non- metallic mineral products, pulp and paper products, and other manufacturing concerns to the EIP,”

According to her, the second Bayelsa Investment Forum, scheduled to take place between July 29 and 31, will pay closer attention to economic diversification of the state and will focus on agriculture and its industrial value chain as well as other key sectors such as power and oil& gas.

Source: Business Day


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