The Deputy Governor., Sir Ude Oko Chukwu,PhD has congratulated his Boss and Governor of Abia State,Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu on the milestone achievement of placing Abia State on the investment Map as Nigeria’s third most preferred investment destination after Lagos and Abuja as affirmed by the Nigeria Bureau of statistics in it’s latest release on Foreign Capital Territory Abuja for the year 2020.

The Deputy Governor applauded Governor Ikpeazu for his intellectual ingenuity and administrative sagacity which enabled him to pursue the vision and mission of the administration from inception to date with single minded focus and determination without letting political boarders or systems stand in the way of doing the right thing for God’s Own State in particular and Nigeria in general.

According to the deputy Governor, the Okezie Ikpeazu administration has demonstrated the willingness to undertake what others have never done and adopted the strategy of overcoming evil with good by initiating and putting in place innovative long and short term policies and structures with to a large extent impacted positively on the Abia economy even in the mist of covid-19 pandemic challenge which ravaged the global economy and nations particularly in 2020.

Sir Oko Chukwu noted that the Governor, channeled the problems of the State and frustrations into creative solutions and persevered in pursuit of excellence for the common good of God’s Own State and it’s citizenry, adding that the various economic and social palliative measures,waivers and encouraged both local and foreign investors to carry on their business in the State with guaranteed security and stability and thereby strengthening the urging position of Abia as a stable investment destination.

The number two citizen glorified God for the progress and developmental strides of the Governor Ikpeazu- led Government so far and called on the entire Abia citizenry to intensify their support to the administration which is poised to do more and Willing to take on new challenges for the public good,assuring that Government will continue to do the needful to sustain and improve on the current rating of the State in the investment Cline with a view to surpassing same.

Obasi Onwuka Okibeh.
Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor.
22nd February, 2021.