Ogun State Government Revives Dormant Imasayi Cashew Nut Processing Plant
3 months ago
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As part of efforts to boost the processing and exportation of cashew nuts in Ogun State, the State government has revived its cashew processing plant at Imasayi by partnering with an indigenous agro-allied processing company, J22 Concerns Limited, Kajola.
The State Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe represented by the Ministry's Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olu-Ola Aikulola who presented the letter of award to the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr.Yinka Akintola at the Palace of the Olu of Imasayi in Yewa North Local Government Area of the State, said the present administration decided to operationalise the plant which has been unused since 2018 to enhance the socio-economic development of the people.
Longe known as on relevant stakeholders and the people of Imasayi to guide the investor in enhancing the cashew nut cost chain by means of increasing the manufacturing of cashew nuts and promoting the identical for processing in preference to promoting them raw.
The Chief Executive Officer, J22 Concerns Limited, Mr. Yinka Akintola said the corporation intends to technique 500 kilograms of cashew nuts day by day noting that the utilisation of the plant would create employment opportunities for indigenes of the vicinity and bring about human capital improvement a number of the humans.