The National Action on African Continental Free Trade Area, AFCFTA has described the Olokola Free Trade Zone in Ogun as a critical investment which has the potential of further positioning the state as a major industrial hub in the country.
The chairman of the committee, Mr. Babafemi Lawal made this known during a sensitization visit to the zone stressing that the renewed commitment of the the state government would ensure more attention is given to the project.
Lawal lauded the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration for showing committment towards the project.
He added that the committee was in the state to ensure government and businesses key into the various opportunities and benefits that are available through the African Free Continental Trade Agreement, stressing that businesses based in the country must see the agreement as an opportunity rather than a threat.
Chairman, Ogun Water Side Local Government Area, Hon. Femi Onanuga, while speaking, lauded the present administration for its efforts at ensuring the project fulfills its potentials and translate into improvement in the state economy.