Hon. Idirissu Lawal, member representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency has stated that the National Iron Ore Minning Company, NIOMCO, Itakpe in KOGI State is pivotal to the industrialization drive of the country.
The reps member therefore urged all stakeholders to key into the revitalization of the company to allow the country attained its industrial potential.
Hon. Lawal spoke on Tuesday at Itakpe in continuation of the House of Representatives Committee on Steel visit to Kogi State to examine the situation on ground.
He said that NIOMCO along with Ajaokuta Steel company has a role to play in the industrialization revolution of the country
He said he and other federal lawmakers will work tirelessly and give the needed legislative supports to bring the company back to live in view of the huge potential that could help boost the nation’s economy and provide jobs.
Lawal said the Committee will take its findings back to the House of Representative in a bid to further the cause of actualizing the proposed revival of the company.
He commended President Muhammodu Buhari for his unwavering commitment to the revival of the company, urged the host community to cooperate with the FG to ensure its timely completion.
He assured that the interest of the community would be integrated in the entire process, stressing that Kogi state would be the greatest beneficiaries of the company when fully operational.