By Eberechi Obinagwam, Special correspondent
The National Coordinator of Regional Centre for Bio-Enterprise Development (RCBD), Mr. Monibidor Ebiowei, has stated that all is set for the Center to partner local and foreign investors on the Niger Delta Science, Technology and Bio-Industrial Parks at Sagbama, Bayelsa State to create more than 50,000 jobs in the region.
Ebiowei, made the disclosure in Lagos at the weekend while addressing newsmen in airport hotel on how the approval for the establishment and development of BIO investors Part in Sagbama by the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson would create job opportunities for the unemployed youths in the region
He said: “All is now set for RCBD to partner with local and foreign investors to industrialise Niger Delta with sustainable projects that will create, at the short run over 50,000 jobs while on the long run, more jobs would be created as more projects are executed.
“The Niger Delta Science, Technology and Bio-Industrial Park at Sagbama, Bayelsa State will industrialise the rural communities, reduce poverty, create jobs and enhance sustainable livelihoods for the people of Niger Delta region and the entire citizenry of Nigeria.”
While commending the state Government for bringing development close to the people of Bayelsa state, the RCBD’s coordinator added: “The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) would benefit economically from the developmental opportunities of science and technology from the BioPark in Nigeria as projects for immediate commencement of physical development of the BIO park site in Sagbama, would take-off soon”
Source : Independent