IN sensibly mapping out a
plan to create a future, the
managerialist, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, is animated by the unprecedented advancement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in recent years which has opened up vistas of opportunities for global economic growth, especially in terms of employment generation, innovation and economic development.
Leveraging on the presence of more than 15 tertiary institutions in the State, the Oyetola administration is seeking to create a hub that provides a platform for learning, upskilling and retraining of youths.
it also focuses on application and software development and where innovations emerge through interdisciplinary collaborations. Owing to the state’s strategic location in the Southwest, government envisions a partnership between ICT companies, tech-students and tech-related institutions. The economic summit explored, identified market gaps and developed strategies and business models that focuses on market opportunities in data collection, market information dissemination and products development.
DR Charles Akinola, Chief of staff to the state governor has moved mountains by organising a fruitful Economic and Investment Summit focused on why private investors should invest in Osun. He highlighted the state is competitive advantage which include:
Investors were convinced of the sales point due to his marketing savvy
*Availability of vast expanse of land for agriculture
*Abundant materials and mineral resources
*Availability of skilled labour
Stable electricity supply