Govt To Revamp Bendel Glass Industries, Others –Ukah

THE Delta Government, yesterday,
approved the revamping of some of its ailing industries to create jobs for its teeming unemployed
youths in the state.
The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, said this when he briefed newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting in Asaba.
Ukah said that the state government
gave approval to revamp the Bendel Steel and Bendel Glass industries,
among others through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.
He said that the state government would retain 20 per cent share holding
in the companies.
The commissioner said that Kiakia Gas Limited would invest in Bendel Steel structures, while Steyrvistar Limited would invest in Bendel Glass Industries Limited.
Global Smartfit Nigeria Limited, he said, would continue with its proposal being processed by the committee under the mandate of the State Economic
Management Team.
Ukah said that government also approved the development of Burutu Modern Market and that of Ozoro Modern Market.
He said that government had also approved the construction and rehabilitation
of eight new roads, aimed at opening up the various urban and rural agrarian communities roads.
He said that the ongoing Asaba drainage projects would adequately address the perennial flooding challenge
in the state capital, adding that the Okpanam drainage and roads projects were being handled by competent
contractors. (NAN)

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