Governor Peter Obi of Anambra state has said that his administration attracted over N51 billion Naira investment to the State within this first quarter. Governor Obi was speaking while performing ground breaking ceremony of a Neimeth International Pharmaceutical company at Awawbia.
Governor Obi who said his administration placed much importance on promoting conducive environment and encouraging investors to establish in the State, expressed satisfaction that multinational companies already in the State were expanding their companies because of the immediate success recorded.
The Governor assured the company that the State government would provide all necessary support and encouragement to actualize the project.
The Chairman of the Company, Dr. Bright Orjiakor represented by a director of the company, Prof. Maurice Iwu said Governor Obi had demonstrated acumen in attracting investors by promptly allocating land for the project.
Dr. Orjiakor said the facility would cost six billion naira when completed and generate about three hundred skill labour, in addition to over one thousand support staff and service personnel.
The President General, Amawbia Town Union, Chief Dan Maduka assured the community would cooperate with the company to make the project a reality. He said Governor Obi had remained responsive to needs of various communities and every part of the State benefited from his administration.
In another development, Gov. Obi has presented a certificate of recognition to the new traditional ruler of Igbo-ukwu community in Ayamelum Local Government Area, Igwe Professor Onuora Nwuneli. Governor Obi performed the ceremony at the Governor’s Lodge. Presenting the Certificate, Governor Obi charged the new royal father to use his new office to contribute in the present efforts to make the State better.