The State of Osun will hold a summit next month to reposition its economy and to showcase its huge potentials to local and foreign investors.
A statement by chief press secretary to the governor, Mr. Adeniyi Adesina, quoted the chief of staff to the governor Dr. Charles Akinola, as saying that the three-day economic and investment summit will hold between 25th and 27th of next month in Osogbo, the state capital and will be declared open by vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The statement added that the objectives of the summit include sharing with critical stakeholders the economic roadmap of the Oyetola administration and to showcase investment opportunities in the state to investors.
According to the statement, the summit will focus on seven key potential growth sectors which include: Agriculture, Mining, ICT and Innovation, Culture, Tourism and Creative Economy, Youths and Jobs through light manufacturing, infrastructure development, and commerce.
It would be recalled that governor Gboyega Oyetola had during his inaugural speech on the 27th of November last year announced his plans to convey an economic summit which will dissect and recommend strategies to drive meaningful youth employment, enhance food security, agricultural development, activate mining prospects and boost tourism potentials of this state.
He added his administration will showcase Osun as a strategic location for industrialization, adding that the peaceful atmosphere, low crime rate, communal peace and the relative stability of electricity supply, will attract local and foreign investors.