I want to leave a strong financial base – Oshiomhole

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Adams Oshiomhole

With 365 days left to complete his administration,

Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Thursday said he

want to leave a strong, solid financial base for his


Governor Oshiomhole said he would complete all

on-going projects as well as initiate new ones.

Oshiomhole who spoke to a huge crowd at a town

hall meeting to mark his seventh anniversary said

he would not relent his effort to collect taxes.

In a response to Governor Lucky Igbinedion

advertorial for Oshiomhole to point to one industry

built in the past seven years, Governor Oshiomhole

said he never promised to build any industry but to

create atmosphere for private initiatives to thrive.

Oshiomhole listed the Azura Power plant, bamboo

factory at Anegbette, reviving of the Okpella

Cement Factory as products of investments in


He stated that investment in Information and

Communication Technology helped to eliminate

ghost workers and prevented dead persons from

collecting pension and gratuities.

Oshiomhole stated that contractors have been

mobilized back to various sites in the state.

He disclosed that teachers who were interviewed

by a team of Professors from the University of

Benin would soon be recruited.



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