The Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson says the maiden Bayelsa Investment and Economic Forum scheduled to hold in Yenagoa between 16th -18th July, 2014 is aimed at showcasing the economic potentials of the State.
Describing the forum as part of his administration’s vision to build a strong, thriving, robust and competitive economy and make Bayelsa state a model and an African economic success.
The governor called on the investors with in the State to avail themselves of the many opportunities, the forum has on offer, stressing that, Bayelsa will never remain the same after the summit.
His words, ‘it will be my singular honour to welcome you to the ‘Glory of all lands’ as we showcase the vast investment potentials and opportunities in our dear state.
Expressing his administration’s readiness to collaborate with the willing investors at ensuring the success of their businesses in the state, the governor disclosed that, his administration would not encourage portfolio investors, but focused, committed and serious minded ones, who create jobs and improve the IGR profile of the State.
While some investors have expressed their willingness to invest in the State, Hon. Dickson said more investors are still being expected in the state.