Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has said that his two-week trade mission abroad was to attract investment into the state.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has said that his two-week trade mission abroad was to attract investment into the state. Speaking with journalists on arrival in the state the Governor said that he was able to establish some partnerships in the area of education, health and trade among others.
According to him, plans have been concluded to improve health facilities in the state to international standard in collaboration with some health experts he spoke to during the trip, adding that the state of Maryland is to collaborate with the Abia state university, Uturu to improve facilities in the university.
He made public that one of America’s foremost inventors in cancer machines will soon visit Abia to explore the possibility of establishing a factory in the state. Dr Ikpeazu disclosed that investors are coming from Philadelphia to start greenhouse technology which is a modern trend
in agriculture in the state.
The Abia state chief executive also made public that some Abians are still at Istanbul, undergoing studies on how to bring back shoemaking equipment from Turkey to further boost the economy of the state.
He said that a comprehensive package of the benefits of the trip will be unveiled in the coming weeks pointing out that government’s plans for the next 100 Days will soon be unveiled.
– Emenike Ubani, Umuahi