Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazak of Kwara State has called on the organized private sector to play leading roles in enhancing economic growth in the state, stating that his administration has made players in the economy part of his policy making process.
Mr Abdulrazak stated this while congratulating the new executive committee of the Kwara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, KWACCIMA, as contained in a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye.
The governor said: “We believe that the organised private sector has important roles to play in enhancing socioeconomic growth of our state. The government will therefore not relent in creating enabling environment for private businesses to thrive.
He also described the body as a key partner in the administration’s efforts to drive sustainable economic growth.
“The administration is passionate about promoting and supporting entrepreneurship, private investments, technology and innovations. This is borne out of our belief that that is the path to sustainable growth.”
“Similarly, we are aware of existing challenges — at institutional levels or in the area of infrastructure. So we are working hard with key partners like KWACCIMA to improve the business climate in Kwara State.
“We commend KWACCIMA for being a reliable partner every step of the way, including serving on our Ease of Doing Business Council. We commend the outgone KWACCIMA executives for their collaboration with the administration while looking forward to a more robust relationship with the new leadership.”
“We welcome the new leadership of KWACCIMA under its president Alhaji Olalekan Fatai Ayodimeji and call on the new executive committee to remain a vanguard in the promotion of sound business ethics and delivery of qualitative services.”