The Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko has promised to provide a seaport at Igbokoda, the headquarters of Ilaje local government area in his second term in office.
The seaport when completed, Mimiko explained, would serve the whole western part of the country and also provide jobs for thousand of people of Ondo State.
Mimiko who was in Ilaje at the weekend in continuation of campaign tour of his re-election bid, disclosed that his administration had succeeded in bringing in a lot of foreign technical partners some of whom he said had been shortlisted to partner with the State government for the execution of the seaport.
The governor who is contesting on the platform of the Labour Party (LP) for the October 20 Governorship Election enthused that the seaport project would turn the economy of the riverine community and that of Ondo state around for good.
The Governor also disclosed that he had used the first three and a half years of his administration to put in place indexes that would fast track the development of the entire State saying that what remained now was for him to be given the opportunity to continue in office by the people so that he could complete all that his administration had put in place for a better Ondo State.