Adeleke vows to partner tools firm for devt


In his efforts to turn around the economic standing of Osun State to be more viable, robust and globally acceptable, Governor Ademola Adeleke has restated his readiness to identify, harness, and support industries within the State.

Nigeria Machine Tools Limited, a world-class engineering services and equipment manufacturing organization has been described as an important stakeholder in this revolution

.The State Governor further disclosed his readiness to partner with Nigerian Machine Tools Limited (NMTL) for industrial and agricultural development 

The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Rev. Bunmi Jenyo disclosed this during a working visit to Nigeria Machine Tools Limited, Osogbo on Tuesday

He stated that the present administration aims to industrialize Osun and improve the internally generated revenue (IGR) of the State.

Nigeria Machine Tools Limited offers a range of activities, which include engineering services, component manufacturing (Reverse Engineering), Foundry, Fabrication of Metalworks and supply of Agro-Allied implements such as Tractors and other equipment like Harrow, Plough, and Ridger).

The company employs over 75 percent of Osun indigenes in its workforce presently.

According to the Commissioner, Osun State is collaborating with the NMTL to provide tractors for farmers, Cooperative Groups, and Local Government Areas, as well as acquisition of industrial skills to the citizens of Osun State.

The visitation was extended to various sections of the company, among which were the agricultural equipment fabrication unit, Tractor assembly plants, bolts and promotion unit, industrial training skills acquisition centre, and cashew processing factory, among others.

The Commissioner also discussed how to collaborate and actualize the government’s vision to boost agricultural activities in the state and, hence, increase food production.

The management of NMTL was well-represented and led by the Head of Sales and Marketing, Mr. Olufemi Osoko while the Commissioner was accompanied by the management team of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, led by the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Kehinde Odediran.

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