The Kwara State Government is determined to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive, Governor Abdulraman Abdulrazaq has assured
The governor, on an unscheduled visit to Olam Grains and Cashew Processing Factory at Ogbondoroko in Asa Local Government Area, lauded the economic impact the factory offers the people of Kwara State and Nigeria at large, especially in the area of job opportunity to a minimum of 1,500 people even as he assured that government will encourage the expansion of businesses across the state.
While reacting to the complaints of the Association of Cashew Farmers and Dealers, he promised to invite them for an interface at an appropriate time towards addressing their problems.
Earlier, the Plant Manager, Olam Cashew Processing Factory, Mr Sajjad Hussein stated that there are five stages involved in cashew processing and it takes up to eight days before the end product is realised.
The governor also commissioned a water project provided by the company for Ogbondoroko community, as part of its corporate social responsibility.