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Refer to the previous Rail updates. (July 2014), (August 2014), (September 2014)
The Industrial park is being built on 245 hectares and will include additional infrastructural provisions such as a service road network, waste/treatment facilities, water depot, natural gas line and telecoms. Electricity will be produced in the energy conversion plant In Situ. The development will house no fewer than 177 factories boosting the production capacity within the Federal Capital Territory and boosting Nigerian Local Content. 40,000 people will be employed directly and hundreds of thousands of indirect employment opportunities will also be created. The Industrial Park broke ground in 2013 and as shown in the images, work is well underway.
The park however is not limited to manufacturing and will include sporting facilities, an educational centre, shopping, restaurants, parks, religious areas, exhibition, banking, administrative areas and much more.
Written by T.Adeniyi for Blackborderbuild.