New executives of the Ogun State Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA) have been urged to surpass achievements recorded by past leaderships of the Chambers and contribute to the commercial growth which is currently recorded in the State under the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration.
Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe made the call when the Executives led by the Chambers’ new President, Engr. Mike Akingbade paid her a courtesy visit in her Office in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta stating that the present administration has very high expectations about the OGUNCCIMA.
Longe advised the new leadership to build on the achievements of the immediate-past Executives led by Alhaji Wasiu Olaleye adding that the last set of leadership repositioned the Chambers in the last two years.
She assured that the Ministry would continue to support the Chambers in the attainment of its objectives while also ensuring that members of the private sector continue to benefit from the various reforms and initiatives geared towards creating enabling environment for businesses.
“I enjoin both the executive and members to work together selflessly and professionally as you seek to attain the organizational goals of OGUNCCIMA and emulate the past leaders of the Chambers,” the Commissioner advised.
In his welcome address, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olu. Ola. Aikulola who described the OGUNCCIMA as a collaboration of experienced business owners appealed to them to be open to different beneficial ideas which would aid their organisation’s growth.
Also speaking, the OGUNCCIMA President, Engr. Akingbade said the Chambers would continue to enhance entrepreneurship in order to impact positively on the economy of the people and the State assuring that the present leadership would build on the mutual relationship that exists between the State government and the Chambers.
Akingbade added that the OGUNCCIMA would improve on its Fish and Trade Fairs stressing that the Fish Fair which is billed for November, 2022 would expose entrepreneurs to value addition and fish farming while the Gateway International Trade Fair scheduled for next year would have increased international participants.