Oil-producing West African giant, Nigeria will in the coming days turn its attention from importing salt from Brazil for its petrochemical industry.
The nation is probably going to concentrate on Ghana for the assets because of its plenitude in Ghana.
This comes after President Nana Addo Dankwa Aufo-Addo on Friday, June 12 asked why Nigeria goes right to Brazil to import salt to take care of its petrochemical industry when Ghana has the asset in bounty.
He said this when he guaranteed the Chiefs and individuals of Ada in the Greater Accra district that he will build up the salt business because of the advantages the country will get from this asset.
He clarified that salt has a great deal of advantages for the economy which incorporate employment creation and remote trade profit, consequently the need to amplify the segment.
Talking at the seat of government, the Jubilee House in Accra on Friday, June 12 when the Chiefs and conventional pioneers of Ada Traditional zone approached him and spoke to him to help the salt business in Ghana, Mr. Akufo-Addo said salt assumes a key job in the petrochemical business.
“It carries a great deal good for the nation regarding the commitment it makes to the petrochemical business.
“As all of you know, salt is an exceptional fixing in the petrochemical items that we are trusting currently to create over our oil handle, the wellspring of outside trade profit.
“We additionally recognize what the tremendous market there is in our neighbor Nigeria. They are purchasing salt right from Brazil when we are simply nearby.
“Of the course the advantage that it will be for the individuals of Ada as far as business and furthermore to the landowners the income that will come.
“Thus there is each motivation behind why we should really concentrate and discover a route for it.”