PHOTO NEWS: HOW UDOM SPENDS OUR MONEY SERIES -113 COCONUT VIRGIN OIL REFINERY.
………….Ever known that Akwa Ibom State also boasts of a Cocunut refinery?
Today, we are taking you on tour of one of the most viable industries attracted to Akwa Ibom State by Governor Udon Emmanuel. This is St. Gabriel’s Virgin Coconut oil Refinery located in Mkpat Enin LGA.
The refinery has the capacity to refine one million nuts in a day through 3 shifts and the oil is more viable than crude oil…
Already the company has employed 1200 direct workers all of Akwa Ibom origin and has the capacity of employing more than 5000 indirect workers when fully operational.
Its subsidiary, St. Gabriel’s Coconut plantation which spans through 3 LGAs of Mkpat Enin, Ikot Abasi and Eastern Obolo, where the nuts will be harvested has a direct employee strength of 300, with room for more..
Need it be mentioned that coconut has the potential of being processed into over 50 products majorly beverages and confectionery.
With the St. Gabriel’s Coconut Virgin oil refinery on stream, Akwa Ibom people are opened to job and wealth creation, poverty alleviation and other limitless opportunities …
Accolades for the Governor?
That’s how Udom Spends Our money…
More to come…