Governor Okezie Ikpeazu in a broadcast today has said that Abia State is now the capital of small and medium enterprises in Nigeria.
He mentioned that there are now artisans in Abia State who no longer do their shoes with hand, as there is an automated shoe factory in the commercial nerve State, while a new garment factory will soon be established.
He said the return of market giants, including Kilimanjaro, marketplace, Dominos, Chicken republic, Coldstone among others in Aba is a clear good sign of economic growth.
The governor noted that Ndigbo are sufficiently united and good people. He said that the region has responsible people with clear consciences.
He further noted that the emergence of Prof George Obiozor as the new President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo was in line with the aspiration of the people, pointing out that the erudite Professor and diplomat has all it takes to drive the unification of Ndigbo and their agenda.
Ikpeazu had earlier promised that his administration will continue to create an enabling environment for the operations of private institutions and businesses in the state