The Ogun State government says sourcing raw materials locally will help to address the foreign exchange challenge facing industries, enhance economic growth and create more jobs for Nigerians.

This was contained in a statement jointly signed by press officers, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Ogun State, Mr Wale Osunbiyi and Mr Ismail Oladipo.

The statement quoted the state Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe, as saying this during her tour of Emzor Pharmaceutical Industry Groups, Apple and Pears Limited and CDK Integrated Industry Limited, in the Sagamu area of the state.

Longe said the tour was aimed at building a closer relationship with the industries and further understand their challenges.

She assured them that the Dapo Abiodun-led administration would partner the industries to address identified challenges to ensure their progress.

She reiterates the determination of the state to proactively support and map out solutions to various challenges facing industries operating in the state so as to ensure businesses continue to accomplish their objectives while the industrial sector continues to thrive.

Credit: Punch

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