Completing the Ajaokuta Steel Complex


[Guardian]WHAT looks like a renewed determination by the Federal Government to complete the abandoned multi-billion dollar Ajaokuta Steel Complex is heartening if the authorities are sincere about revamping the complex which was conceived as a critical element for Nigeria's industrialisation. That initial dream now appears lost, as political intrigues, greed, corruption and policy somersaults, among others, have combined to keep the complex comatose for the past 30 years.