The Ondo State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has pledged to facilitate the establishment of a refinery and seaport in the state, if elected on Nov. 26.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the candidate made the pledge on Monday during a campaign rally in the oil rich Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.
Akeredolu also pledged to relocate the Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC) from Akure to Igbokoda, to serve the
He said that he would push the Federal Government to undertake more projects in the state, so as to create more jobs
for the people.
The APC candidate said he would attract foreign investment to develop the state’s agricultural and natural resources.
“The riverine area in our state is blessed with crude oil and have the largest coastal line, we will relocate the OSOPADEC to Igbokoda to facilitate the citing of refinery and seaport.
“We will bring in foreign experts to help explore our natural and agricultural resources, which will in turn create jobs for our youths and boost our economy,”
He urged the electorate to troop out and vote for APC on Nov. 26, to enable him execute his plans to positively turnaround the state within a short time.