Amosun lauds ACOMORAN for creating jobs for youths

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Members of ACOMORAN, Ogun State, at the seminar

Members of ACOMORAN, Ogun State, at the seminar

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta: Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun has commended the state chapter of the Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle Owners & Riders Association of Nigeria, ACOMORAN, for remitting taxes of members to the government and managing the environment.

The governor gave this commendation while declaring open this year’s ACOMORAN Day in Abeokuta.

Speaking at a seminar organized by the association entitled ‘Building capacity in the transportation sector: Panacea for economic downturn. A case study of commercial motorcycling,’ Amosun described governance as a collective assignment, which requires the input of all and sundry.

Represented by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Surajudeen Ishola Adekunbi, the governor lauded the association for supporting government in the area of creating job opportunities for the teeming youths in the state.

”Today’s programme, being a seminar aimed at educating and re-orientating union members and at the same time changing non members’ perceptions about the activities of the union, is another uncommon effort which will go a long way in complementing the rebuilding mission of our dear governor as birds of the same good feather, will always flock together,” he said.

In his remarks at the event, the Managing Director of BAJAJ Motorcycle Ltd., Mr Monish Lakhani, expressed satisfaction with the enabling environment provided by the state government, adding that his company will soon establish a plant in Ogun State.

He said Ogun State’s present status has been an attractive incentive for every investors from his home country, India.

Lakhani also applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policy and expressed hope that the economy would soon pick up.

He explained that his company has the full assembly plant for the manufacturing of motorcycles in the country, adding that this success made it to establish a tricycle plant.

He assured that the company would soon embark on the manufacturing of four-wheelers …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper