By Elizabeth Uwandu
Obasanjo stated this last weekend in Oleh, Isoko South local government area of Delta state during the commissioning a new hotel facility in the area and called on the government to provide a good business environment, rather than outright clampdown of private investments.
He had earlier, while delivering the 2019 Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) in Oleh, said that “The point is this; the private sector must be seen as the engine of development. In my address in the church, I made the point that the job of the public sector is to provide the conducive atmosphere for the private sector to thrive and of course to regulate because knowing human beings as they are.”
On his part, chief executive officer of the hotel, Daniel Omoyibo, reiterated that his wish to reduce unemployment informed the hotel project.