Posted by News Express | 3 May 2018 | 1,319 times
A Modular Refinery would soon spring up in Abia State. The cheering news was made public at the office of the Secretary to Abia State Government (SSG) when two investors signed the relevant agreements with Abia State Government in Umuahia.
The SSG, Dr. Eme Okoro, signed on behalf of the State Government while the Managing Director of GoldTrust Limited, Mr. Freeman George Amadin and the Managing Director of White page Concept, Engr. Mohammed Yakubu, signed on behalf of their companies.
The SSG informed the investors that the Administration of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu would always provide an enabling environment that would aid investors to excel as the state remains the best in ease of doing business in the region.
He called on other investors to come and invest in the State, as Abia remains one of the safest States in Nigeria with top quality infrastructure deployed by the Ikpeazu administration.
Dr Okoro assured the indigenes of oil producing communities in the state that they would benefit maximally from the oil refinery deal.
Speaking earlier, the Managing Director of AG GoldTrust Limited, Mr. Freeman George Amadin, reiterated his belief that investing in Abia will bring huge dividends, as the State has both commercial and social essence that would ignite every business to thrive and succeed.
He revealed that establishing the modular refinery would help ignite industrial revolution in the State, adding that the refinery would definitely create job opportunities for youths and accelerate economic development of the State.
In his speech, the Managing Director of Whitepage Concept, Engr. Mohammed Yakubu, promised that they would create the necessary platform that would aid Abians own and develop oil resources in the State
The Commissioner for Petroleum, Barr. Chizuru Kanu, the Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the State Governor, Chief Ukpai Agwu Ukpai (Dr.), ASOPADEC Chairman, Chief Sam Nwogu among other top government officials witnessed the signing ceremony.
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