Abia Governor Woos Investors, Commissions Agburuike Hotel
Towards fostering economic growth of his state, Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has called on well meaning Nigerians and Abia indigenes in the diaspora to come back home and invest in the state.
The governor who was represented by his Commerce and Industry commissioner, Henry Ikoh at the commissioning of Agburuike hotel in Agburuike, Obingwa local council, pledged to provide an enabling environment and other incentives for all investors.
Ikpeazu described the construction of the Agburuike hotel by a US based Abian, Mr. Chibuzor Ngwakwem as part of fruits of his labour on getting Nigerians abroad to invest in the country.
“Ngwakwe has responded to the governor’s clarion call on investing in Nigeria and here is the result”.
Ikpeazu also assured investors of steady power supply once the Geometric Power limited, starts its power evacuation and distribution in Aba and its environs.
Speaking further at the commissioning of the two-storey hotel, the chairman and founder of the hotel, Chibuzor Ngwakwe described the project as his way of responding to the governor’s effort in attracting investors from the Diaspora.
He said: the forty-five rooms hotel with modern facilities like conference halls, presidential suites, single and double rooms was built with a view to deliver nothing short of excellence and hospitality in its true sense as well as being a secured home away from home”.
Ngwakwe disclosed that the hotel, which is about 25, minute’s drive from Aba, is a member of his Ngwasons Group of Companies.
He however advised the state government to enact a law that could help control the issue of noise pollution in the state.
Also speaking at the place was Chairman of the ceremony and Chairman of the Governing Council of Abia State Polytechnic, Chief Chuku Wachuku who applauded the investor and prayed for his profitability so as to propel its extension to Umuahia, the state capital.