By Victor Bieni
ASABA- As part of efforts to boost the Commitment of investors, restore faith on Investments in Delta State in line with Governor Okowa’s Stronger Delta Agenda Policy of Prosperity for all Deltans, and reduce the Palpable fear that grips stakeholders as a result of dwindling State of businesses, industries, firms and Corporations, be it private and public concern globally, particularly in Nigeria and States of the Federation as a result of the outbreaks of Coronavirus pandemic(Covid -19) as fear of the unknown, and possibility of encountering reduction in profit margin by investors, Governor Okowa’s aide, an estate and Investment expert, industrialist cum International business mogu, Mr Paul Nmah has commiserated and assured Investors in Delta State of better profit margin and security of their assets.
The Chairman, Delta State Investment Development Agency ( DIDA) and Executive Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa On Investment Matters, Mr Paul Nmah today in Asaba, Delta State capital Organized a media conference with some selected media Organizations in the state reassures Investors of victory over the present trying times on the outbreaks of pandemic that seems to stiffle businesses, production of goods and services as a result of the “Stay at home order”, on adherence to curtail the possible spread.
Mr Paul Nmah noted that though the outbreaks of the deadly disease has not been any case reported in Delta State, but there is need for everyone to take precautionary measures, that is in line with World Health Organization (WHO), which bothers on social distancing, washing of hands with sanitizers, using your handkerchiefs during sneezing, recommendations to stop the possible spread of the pandemic, and commended the measures adopted by State Governments, particularly Delta State under the Leadership of the Executive Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Sen. Dr. Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa to had curtailed the possible spread.
DIDA Boss stated further that Delta State Government is indeed glad to have investors who has matchless, unquantifiable faith in the Delta State Economic policies, Smart agenda of this present Government aimed at keeping pace with Investors by ensuring that favourable business environment full of safety, promotion of health, protection and Support for Investors towards Sustainable Economic Growth and Development as the ban placed on human and vehicular movement, inter- state transportation.
He noted that some Economic activities has been restricted in virtually all the cities in Delta State, and amongst the grassroots populace and had caused low productivity through strict adherence on “Stay at home order”, then encouraged, enjoined, admonished them to have faith in God as the trying times will soon be over, therefore that Investors will experience boom, greater investments and production in the state.
The renowned investment expert then prayed for everyone, investors in the state to have quick recovery from every Economic shock they might experienced this season and assure them of the State Governments’ Commitment through the Ministry of Health and Support from some critical stakeholders to address the situation towards Sustainable Development.
The Agency boss, also expressed his assurances to all Delta state prospective investors both in Nigeria Singapore, Chinese Goverment, south Africa and all other countries, to keep faith, that as soon as we overcome the pandemic which I have no doubt, will soon be over by the special grace of God, we shall resume back with speed to all pending investments decisions.
The Agency further reiterates its commitment to all existing investors, equity holders, and partners to have quick recovery and resumption for sustainable Economic development in the state.