AfDB Team Visits Ekiti, Reiterates Support for Government
The African Development Bank, AfDB, has promised to consider Ekiti State government requests for support in the areas of Agriculture and Infrastructural Development.
The AFDB’s Senior Director for Nigeria, Mr. Ebrima Faal, made this known in Ado Ekiti during a meeting between the technical team of the bank and Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi.
He noted that the AfDB’s technical team was in Ekiti to finalise its decisions to assist in some sectors at a recent meeting between management of the bank and Ekiti state delegation led by Governor Fayemi held in Abidjan Cote D’Ivoire.
Mr. Faal explained that Ekiti state government had taken the right step by seeking partnership with the AfDB to address its infrastructural deficit to fast track the development of the state.
In a remark, Governor Kayode Fayemi told the delegation that his administration was ready to address infrastructural deficit and invest in agric business to provide jobs for the teeming unemployed youths in the state.
The governor said his administration would always collaborate with development partners within and outside the country to facilitate more projects to the state. Tope Bamidele