he Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Usmer Ventures, Apostle Usen Eduok has faulted the on-going industrialization plan of the state adding that the state can only make meaningful progress if the mistakes of the past is corrected.
Apostle Eduok who is a renowned industrialist whose company is behind the foremost table water, Usmer made this position known on Tuesday while fielding questions from our reporter on the industrialization plan of the Udom’s government.
He dismissed the current industrialization move of the government as mere political propaganda meant to buy the minds of the people and therefore prevailed on Governor Udom Emmanuel to separate politics from business if he intends to succeed.
The water manufacturer who is equally the owner of Usmer Hotel at Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo also faulted the process through which entrepreneurs were selected as beneficiaries of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Medium, Small and Micro Enterprise (MSME) Development fund in the state.
He observed bitterly that issues of nepotism and political affiliations is still hindering the progress of business establishments in the state.
“Whereas we are the ones helping the state’s economy to grow, by way of employment among other efforts we do to stabilize the