The Kogi State Governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello, has quoted President Yemi Osinbajo that Federal Government has no plans to sell the Ajaokuta Steel Complex.
Bello spoke with State House correspondent shortly after a closed door meeting with Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said the vice president also gave an assurance that the Federal Government would revive the complex.
“As the Chairman of National Economic Council (NEC), we came to make some enquires from him, first of all on the purported sale of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex.
“He has indicated that there is nothing like that; no plans by the Federal Government to sell the steel complex.
“It is an asset of the Federal Government and that they are looking at how to make best use of the complex to the benefit of Nigerians.’’
Bello said that he also briefed the vice president on the coronation of the new Obaro of Kabba which would come up on Oct. 20.
He said that he notified Osinbajo of the event and sought his blessings.