The Bayelsa state governor Henry Seriake Dickson has signed the Certificate of Occupancy for the land allocated for the construction of the Brass Fertilizer and Petrochemical Company at the 83rd state executive council meeting held in government house Yenagoa in his bid to create the enabling environment for investors to invest in the state.
Seriake Dickson,while signing the certificate of occupancy for the brass fertilizer and petrochemical company project that is sited in odioma community in brass local government area, said the state is in a hurry to see the commencement of the project as it will develop the state and create jobs for the Niger Delta people.
Dickson, while assuring the management of the brass fertilizer and petrochemical company of adequate security,said with the benefit that will come to the state, he has directed a waver for the company to commence operation before paying all dues to the state government.
Governor Dickson further decried the delay of the brass NLNG project, stating that the NLNG projects would have opened up the state to the world and create more jobs for Nigerians and youths from the niger delta region.
He therefore called on the federal government and his agencies to collaborate with the state government in revisiting the brass NLNG project.
On his part, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Brass Fertilizer and Petrochemical Company project, Ben Okoya,lauded the governor for his leadership qualities and the signing of the certificate of occupancy to the company.
Okoya said the project will create over fifteen thousand direct and indirect jobs when it commences construction and five thousand jobs after the construction.
Our Correspondent reports that the brass fertilizer and petrochemical projects is expected to be completed in twenty four months after its commencement.