Ondo Revamps Moribund Industries, Seeks Investors For Efficiency


The Ondo State Government has revamped two of its moribund industries. They are Ifon Ceramic Industry now Golden Ceramic of Ifon and Araromi Ayesan Oil Palm.

The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Kayode Akinmade made the announcement to newsmen yesterday, after an assessment visit to the Sunshine Cassava Food Processing Factory, Ikoya in Okitipupa Local Government Area of the State with his counterpart for Commerce and Industry, Chief Ayo Abiola.

Akinmade said that the Araromi Aiyesan Oil Palm is now operational while the Ifon Ceramic is also ready to take off, adding that government will continue to strive to ensure that viable industries are put up in the state for the benefit of all, even as he hinted that work is almost completed on the Omotosho Power Plant intended to solve the industrial power problem in the state.

Also speaking, Chief Ayo Abiola said government is determined to bring life back to all the ailing industries in the state, in order to provide job opportunities for the people with a view to improving their living standard.

According to him, the Sunshine Cassava Food Processing Factory is an off-taken factory for all Cassava growing farmers in the area, stressing that the turnaround work being carried out on the project is at ninety per cent completion stage.

He posited that the government is interested in sharing ownership right of the place with interested investors who would take over the management of the place to achieve the desired results.