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*Why President Jonathan is coming to Anambra State –Obi
Governor Peter Obi said that President Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR was coming to Anambra to commission mostly projects executed by private sector and some of the projects his government did. He disclosed this yesterday during a radio programme on Silverbird radio, monitored in Awka.
Obi said that in line with the Transformation Agenda of Mr. President, that he would be in the State to commission the facilities built by Orange drugs, the SABmiller brewery as well as Krisoral Company, all of which were private-sector initiative. He said there were other facilities that were ready for commissioning as well as some that were ready for their foundations to be laid, but could not be accommodated because of time constraint. According to him, the President would also commission the Onitsha Ports, Orient Petroleum facility, the new Governor’s Lodge at Onitsha, over ten roads constructed within the Habour Industrial Estate, 500 buses for security in the State. ( Continues below..... )
Photo Above: Gov. Obi laying the foundation for the construction of a hostel Block by Anambra Government at St Charles Borromeo Hospital, Onitsha. On the left is Archbishop Valerian Okeke.
Obi who commended the President for attention to the private sector, said it would go a long way in encouraging entrepreneurial spirit among Nigerians.
On the naming of Bridge-Head to Upper Iweka as Odumegwu-Ojukwu way, Obi said that the road was being named for the first time. He described it as one of the series of steps the State Government planned to take in the immortalization of Ojukwu. ( Continues below..... )
Photo Above: President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria
Obi called an investors to take advantage of enabling environment in the State and the presence of large market to come and invest in the State.
He disclosed that part of the state's industrial/investment policy, which was drafted under his government to the effect that the State Government should provide road to industrial sites and name streets after the owners of industries where they are located would be observed.
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