The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, OGFZA, Sen. Tijjani Y. Kaura, is seeking collaboration with the Rivers State government towards the development of Ikpokiri island, a green field with latent potential for wealth and job creation.
Sen. Kaura with his team of management paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, where they sought ways of possible collaboration and other issues of mutual interest to harness the oil and free zones potentials for economic growth were discussed.
Sen. Kaura revealed opportunities available at the Island, saying that foreign investors from Japan have already indicated interest in investing in the island. He said partnering with OGFZA towards the development of Ikpokiri Island is critical and beneficial to promote investment and economic development for creating wealth and employment opportunities for Rivers State and Nigeria by extension.
Sir Fubara who expressed concern over the East-West Road, however, appreciated OGFZA’s MD and his management for identifying with the state government while expressing his willingness to collaborate with the Authority in due time.