Gov. Amosun Commissions Ota Mall (PHOTOS)



The executive governor of Ogun state, Senator ibikunle Amosun today commission the Ota mall, which was the first of its kind in the state on Monday to the admiration of Ota residents who stormed the Palms premises in large numbers.
Amosun who expressed delight while purchasing made in Nigeria products at the mall stated that the mall has cemented the state's status as a mega city.

He said, " I am happy that Ogun state has finally joined the league of states and cities across the world with malls like this one. This mall and other things like this is a confirmation of our status as a mega city.
Amosun while congratulating the mall's chairman, Mr. Tayo Amusan for bringing the mall to Ota added that more malls will be facilitated in major cities across the state.

" Let me personally congratulate the Palms chairman, Mr. Tunde Amusan for bringing the mall to Ogun state, his state of origin. I challenged him to bring the mall to the state considering that he has done so in other parts of the country. I am delighted that he responded to my call for this.
"This is the first one we are having in the state. Abeokuta will follow shortly. Later, we will move to Ijebu-Ode, Ilaro, Sagamu and all of the major cities in the state," the governor stated.
Speaking on the mall's potentials, Amosun said the mall would bring development to the people of the state

" I am happy that this will bring development to our people in Ota. This one is deliberate due to its proximity to Lagos. We want to capture all of the market in the vicinity.
There is a lot of activities that is coming up here. First, we are going to resuscitate the hotel(Gateway Hotel, Ota). Everything has been well thought out. The first phase which is the Palms is on now, the hotel will follow. Our service apartments will follow as well and that is the way development should be. Our commerce, industrial activities will improve and our people will be gainfully employed," Amosun said.

Present at the opening of the mall were some commissioners including; Lekan Adegbite (Works and Housing), Modupe Mujota (Education, Science and Technology), Dayo Adeneye (Information and Strategy), Jide Ojuko (Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs), Afolabi Afuape (Youth and Sports), members of the state house of assembly among others.
Meanwhile, governor  Amosun has disclosed  that the  state now houses over one hundred and fifty companies with an investment capability of 200 million to over 2 billion dollars  . 
According to Amosun , If you are counting the number of companies that have opened so far in the State, they are over a thousand but what we have done is that we are looking at companies that have invested between 200million dollars and over 2 billion dollars, if you count we now have very close to one hundred and ten of those companies.

?"So, I am happy that Ogun State has finally joined other States with shopping malls like this that is just like any other one in the world. This is confirming our status as a mega city with things like this. Congratulations to Shoprite, congratulations  the Palms and so many others that will come to do business here. 


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