enugu investors forum.png
Business leaders and investors from across the globe yesterday stormed Enugu State to attend the Interna­tional Business Summit convened by ad­ministration of Governor Ifeanyi Ug­wuanyi, urging other state governments in the country to wear their thinking cap in line with the need to diversify the na­tion’s economy.

The investors and business moguls came from France, Swaziland, China, Ireland, parts of Africa while some came from oth­er parts of Nigeria. An elated Governor Ugwuanyi who addressed the huge gath­ering at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, venue of the Summit reeled out plans by the state government to diversify the econ­omy of the state through a planned ro­bust relationship being incubated for in­vestors Delivering his goodwill message, the Minister of Power, Works and Hous­ing the former Governor of Lagos State Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola represented by Mr. Ayo Dele, called for collaboration between local and foreign investors for a reliable and viable investment, commend­ing Governor Ugwuanyi for his business foresight. He urged investors to invest in the state following a conducive friendly business environment created by Gover­nor Ugwuanyi’s administration.

Other dignitaries included Chief Pas­chal Dozie, Governor Willy Obiano of Anambra State represented by his deputy Dr. Nkem Okeke, said that leadership is about meeting the needs of the people and thanked Governor Ugwuanyi for his ini­tiative. The summit attracted personalities within and outside the country including the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekwueremadu, Senators Chukwuka Utzi, Senator Gil Nnaji, Senator Jim Nwobodo and other federal and state House mem­bers who tripped in their numbers to ap­preciate the landmark achievement of the governor in the area of business. Senator Ekweremadu had in a vote of thanks com­mended His Excellency Governor Ug­wuanyi for what he described as the dream of vision of legacy. He urged the people to work in partnership with the governor by informing investors around the world about the health investment climate op­portunity in the state. South East Gover­nors advised to build a common and me­dium term development strategy for the socio-economic revival of the region.

The Chairman, United Bank for Afri­ca and the founder, Tony Elumelu Foun­dation, Dr. Tony Elumelu, advised South East governor at the opening ceremony to come together to plan for economic sur­vival of the zone.

Dr. Elumelu an economist, who spoke in a keynote address, enjoined the three tires of government to create conducive environment aimed at diversifying the na­tion’s economy particularly now the dwin­dling nature of the oil sector had result­ed to the present economic crunch in the country. He explained that he expected to see a maximum economic blue print that would transform the futures and poten­tialities of his people of the South East by the key players by involving the private sectors in harnessing the technological-know-how of the zone. The summit that kicked off with a bang with the array of personalities would continue today and tomorrow.


Vestibulum bibendum felis sit amet dolor auctor molestie. In dignissim eget nibh id dapibus. Fusce et suscipit orci. Aliquam sit amet urna lorem. Duis eu imperdiet nunc, non imperdiet libero.

Post A Comment:


Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.