By Oghenero Orovwuje
The Delta State Government says it would continue to support private businesses with investment in the state in other for them to grow the economy of the state.
The Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mr Chiedu Ebie made this known when he received on behalf of the state government, hand sanitizers, hand and dish washing soap from Olite Manufacturing Company Limited, Asaba as part of their contributions to support the government in containing the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The SSG said the importance of the private sector in any state could not be overemphasized hence the state government has created an enabling environment for it to thrive.
Mr Ebie said the government of Senator Dr, Ifeanyi Okowa was ready to partner with serious minded investors who would compliment it’s efforts in bringing rapid development to the state in line with the Stronger Delta Mantra of the administration.
He thanked the Management of the company for deeming it fit to support government at this trying times, while calling on other private sector businesses in the state, good spirited Deltans and friends of the state to support the government as it could not do it alone.
Earlier, the Managing Director of Olite Manufacturing Company Limited, Asaba, Mr John Nwabueze said the donations made was part of the companies corporate social responsibility to the state government as their business was domiciled in the state.
He urged other private sector business in the state to support the government in what ever way they can in containing the Covid-19 Pandemic.