India, Chinese firms partner with Gov. Ayade on power.
Cross River State Governor, Gov Ben Ayade signs a pact with an Indian company, Skipper Seil for power generation.
According to information presented, the pact is for the Indian company to discover optional and maintainable power to better the economy of the state.
At this time the construction work on a 21-megawatt power plant being built by the administration is almost completed.
The plant located along Parliamentary Extension in Calabar Municipality is expected to become operational soon.
The Governor had also reached an agreement with a Chinese firm, for the provision of technical manpower for the cultivation of cotton.
It would be recalled that the state recently went into the cultivation of cotton in collaboration with Arewa Farms.
The cultivation of cotton is meant to ensure a backward Integration program for the Cross River State Garment Factory.
Governor Ayade has also disclosed plans by his government to establish a vegetable oil factory in Bekwarra Local Government Area.
He unveiled the plans during his inspection of a vegetable oil factory in Beijing, China.