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Access bank takes 15 storey creative centre to Abeokuta

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Gov Abiodun going through the architectural plan of the proposed building

The Access bank has concluded plans to build a 15 storey creative arts and technological hub in Abeokuta .
According to Governor Dapo Abiodun,the initiative is to step up job creation efforts in the state capital.
Towards this end,Governor Abiodun said the top executives of the bank led by its managing director, and Chief Executive Officer Herbert Wigwe, paid him a courtesy visit at the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta.

He said during the visit, Mr. Wigwe disclosed plans by his bank to set up a “Support System” in Abeokuta by erecting a 15 story building and a creative arts and entertainment village in Abeokuta. He further said that Access Bank was looking at a sector that would sit on 4 major hubs: Entertainment, Information Technology and skills, Nollywood and Music.

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The Bank head according to him, also added that the creative sector which has been taken for granted for a long time could employ between two and three million people if looked into.

In his remarks,Governor Abiodun applauded the decision of Access Bank PLC to partner with the Ogun State government in our
quest to build the state through investment in the Creative Arts, Information Technology and Entertainment sector.

“I assured that our government would provide an enabling environment for a Public Private Sector Partnership which would be fundamental to the economic growth of the state, noting that the visit was a clear testimony to the commitment of our administration’s desire to provide good governance.”

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