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Gov. Makinde Pledges Support to Drive Youth Initiatives


By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has said his administration is ready to support youths with novel ideas and initiatives that can add value and meaningfully engaged them for the development of the State.

The Governor spoke over the weekend through his Special Assistant on Youth and Sports, Mr Kazeem Bolarinwa while commissioning a youth-driven enterprise, Votal Global Capital, which kickstarted operation in the state.

Bolarinwa who commended the company for choosing to launch and operate in the state charged other youths who have worthy initiatives and ideas that will add value to the state, especially youths, to bring such forward for necessary supports.

Speaking on why the company decided to launch in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city, the Chief Executive Officer/Co-Founder, Votal Global Capital, Mr Dapo Abiola said the decision was premised on research which revealed the state as a good business destination that can promote business growth.

He said, “VGC is a group of companies that does multi-dimensional services, one of which is the one we are commission today, which is Votal Corporate Okada (Voco), we run other services.”

Asked on what made the business different from others, the CEO said, “first and foremost, we are coming with a more effective and affordable pricing system for the bikes. All our bikes are well insured, that means we are not just insuring the bikes, but also the riders and every possible passenger that will go on the bike.”



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