Monday, 14 September 2015

GOV. OKEZIE IKPEAZU INVITES AMERICAN INVESTORS TO ABIA STATE

Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor
The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has stated that some American investors would in not-so-distant time visit the state to explore its investment opportunities.

Tectono Business Review got to know this development when Dr. Ikpeazu stated it while speaking with journalists at the Government House, Umuahia, as soon as he returned from the United States. According to him, he held discussions, during the trip, on the possibility of establishing a cancer machine factory in the state, adding that spoke with a team of health experts on how to upgrade the existing health facilities in the state to international standard.

The governor stated that investors from Philadelphia were also expected in Abia to start the greenhouse technology, which is the modern trend in agriculture, and that he had commenced discussions for a partnership between the state and some U.S.-based investors in the education, trade and commerce sectors to move the state forward.

According to him, the state of Maryland would collaborate with Abia State University, Uturu, to assist the institution in the areas of equipment and facilities. He added that some Abia indigenes were currently studying how to transfer the technology of shoe-making machines from Turkey to Abia.

He said that the road rehabilitation in Aba and Umuahia had been smooth, adding that it had been delayed due to the heavy rains.