Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun says Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture sectors are the foundation and engine room of any thriving economy.

Governor Abiodun who stated this during the closing ceremony of the 11th Gateway International Trade fair held at the MKO Abiola Trade Fair complex, Abeokuta, said these sectors were necessary to boost food security, provide employment and shelter for the teeming populace.

Represented by his Deputy, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Governor Abiodun said his administration had put in place the necessary machinery towards ensuring the implementation of road maps for the socio-economic development of the state.

While giving the assurance that his administration would continue to provide a conducive environment for investors, Governor Abiodun promised that his government would continue to support the Ogun State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture OGUNCCIMA for the overall development of the state.

In a remark, Ogun State Commissioner For Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs Kikelomo Longe said the trade fair had Projected a vibrant business atmosphere of the State to the country in particular and the world at large.

Earlier, President OGUNCCIMA, Alhaji Wasiu Olaleye who pointed out that over 5,000 companies had taken the advantage of the trade fair to exhibit their products, promised that the Chamber would continue to promote socio-economic development in the state.

RADNIG/Ibrahim Bamidele

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