Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, who took two weeks break to have a deserved rest in Dubai, broke his vacation to achieve another milestone for Bayelsa State.
The governor inspected one of the largest Steel Plants and Cold Storage facilities in the world owned by GEAP INTERNATIONAL in Dubai.
After the inspection, the Governor signed a Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU) with Mr. Mahendra Patel, Group Managing Director, GEAP INTERNATIONAL.
Under the terms of the Mou, GEAP is to partner the Bayelsa State Government to replicate the Steel Plant, Cold Storage in Bayelsa and embark on capacity building of Bayelsans in Steel ,Cold room business and new techniques in rice farming.
GEAP is expected to send its team of engineers and experts to Bayelsa State to undertake an on -the- spot assessment of the Bayelsa State market as well as carry out soil tests across the State.
The governor was accompanied on the inspection by the first elected Executive Governor of the State, Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha, former NDDC Managing Director, Chief Timi Alaibe, PDP Vice Chairman, North West, Alhaji Wakil Mohammed among others.
Meanwhile, Governor Dickson is expected to resume duty on Monday, next week.