Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has unveiled the available opportunities open to global and foreign investors who are desirous of investing in State.
Governor Uduaghan, who unveiled the opportunities at a New York Investment Summit, highlighted the areas of the State’s economy that are not only attractive and would be most beneficial foreign and potential global investors.
The Governor who was represented at the occasion by his Senior Adviser on Foreign Relations, Hon Oma Djebah, spoke passionately about the State’s vision of building a diversified economy through its “Delta Beyond Oil” initiative which is the first of its kind in Nigeria.
His presentation entitled “Delta State: Endless Investment Opportunities…” also harped on the need to get those Diaspora interested and committed to collaborating with his administration to help attract Foreign Direct Investments and Capital flow to the State.
He gave a detailed account of development trends in the State which has been made very robust and conducive to would-be investors.
The Governor focused on critical sectors like Maritime, Agriculture, Health/Medicals, Environment, Education, Tourism, Construction/Manufacturing and of course Oil and Gas, stressing that the State was favourably disposed to welcoming foreign partnerships and investments.
He said that various programmes were opened to the Diaspora communities of Delta State origin and urged them to partner with the State Government in building a greater Delta State because ” that is how sub-national States in China, Europe and even various States in the US did it through sister-collaboration programmes”.
He disclosed that strident efforts were on to put the necessary infrastructure in place in order to promote business activities in the state, noting that various infrastructural platforms have been erected in the major cities of the State aimed at catalyzing growth and development across the state.
They include transportation, agriculture, health, and tourism which highlighted the potentials for private sector participation in these areas.