Govt. to leverage on UNIBEN’s Power Plant for Industrial Park


Edo State Gov, Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, said  the administration would take advantage of University of Benin electricity generating plant to drive an industrial park within Benin Technical College (BTC).

The governor said this when the management of UNIBEN paid him a courtesy call at Government House in Benin on Wednesday.

Obaseki said that the aim of his administration was to leverage on technology to boost economic activities and make it a hub of the nation.

He said that his administration intended to build an industrial park within the premises of Benin Technical College to serve as the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Nigeria.

“Contracts have been awarded to rehabilitate the Technical College which is located close to University of Benin.

“The state is proud with the academic performance of the tertiary institution and will assist it to improve the learning conditions…

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