Cross River partners Zenith Bank to boost agricultural value chain policy

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The efforts of Governor Ben Ayade to industrialise Cross River State through its agricultural value chain policy got a major boost with the announcement of a partnership between the state government and Zenith Bank.

This followed a visit by the management of the bank led by its Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu to the various agricultural-processing factories located at the Ayade Industrial Park in Calabar.

Speaking to newsmen after touring the factories, Onyeagwu said Ayade deserves commendation for his foresight, initiative and determination to create an economy for the state through industrialization.

Cross River partners Zenith Bank to boost agricultural value chain policy
Cross River partners Zenith Bank to boost agricultural value chain policy

According to him: “The essence of all of these factories is what we have been talking about in this country.

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“What I have seen here are factories that are not just integrated but are also properly linked with the ecosystem.”

He said beyond partnering with the state to deepen the agricultural value chain efforts of the government, his bank is willing to also provide advisory support services to the government.

The efforts of Governor Ben Ayade to industrialise Cross River State through its agricultural value chain policy got a major boost with the announcement of a partnership between the state government and Zenith Bank.

This followed a visit by the management of the bank led by its Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu to the various agricultural-processing factories located at the Ayade Industrial Park in Calabar.

Speaking to newsmen after touring the factories, Onyeagwu said Ayade deserves commendation for his foresight, initiative and determination to create an economy for the state through industrialization.

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According to him: “The essence of all of these factories is what we have been talking about in this country.

“What I have seen here are factories that are not just integrated but are also properly linked with the ecosystem.”

He said beyond partnering with the state to deepen the agricultural value chain efforts of the government, his bank is willing to also provide advisory support services to the government.


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