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Gov Abiodun applauds Access Bank for partnering with Ogun Govt.

Gov Abiodun applauds Access Bank for partnering with Ogun Govt.

Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has applauded Access Bank for partnering with the State Government in its development strategies.

He gave the commendation on Wednesday when the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mr. Herbert Wigwe paid him a courtesy visit.

  • Gov. Abiodun (middle), Mr Wigwe (right) and Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu, Chief of Staff to the Governor, during the visit*

During the visit, Mr. Wigwe disclosed plans by his bank to set up a “Support System” in Abeokuta by erecting a 15 story building, and ICT  and a creative arts and entertainment village in Abeokuta. He further said that Access Bank was looking at a sector that would sit on 4 major hubs: Entertainment, Information Technology and skills, Nollywood and Music.

The Bank head also added that the creative sector which has been taken for granted for a long time could employ between two and three million people if looked into.

In his remarks, Gov Abiodun applauded the decision of Access Bank PLC to partner with the Ogun State government in its quest to build the state through investment in the Creative Arts, Information Technology and Entertainment sector.

*Mr Wigwe briefing the Governor on Access Bank’s plans for Ogun State*

He assured that his government would provide an enabling environment for a Public Private Sector Partnership which would be fundamental to the economic growth of the state, noting that the visit was a clear testimony to the commitment of his administration’s desire to provide good governance.

*Gov Abiodun going through a drawing the bank on the proposed projects*

 

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