The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Works have beckoned on both government agencies and affluent persons in the state to patronize made in Anambra’ as an avenue to improve the State’s Internally Generated Revenue.
This was revealed when they paid a visit to an Auto parts Manufacturing Company in Nnewi.
According to Chukwuemeka Modilim, the House of Assembly Correspondent who was present, there was an interactive session between the company and the Committee.
As a matter of fact, Dr. Timothy Ifedioramma, the Chairman, House Committee on Works explained that their visit to the company which specializes on Lead Acid Batteries, was to promote the patronage of Anambra products.
He also commended the owner for extending his wealth home, in line with the think home philosophy of Governor Willie Obiano.
Furthermore, Dr. Ifedioramma emphasized on the need for Ndi Anambra to always trust, buy and make use of the local services in the State so that the State can achieve economic prosperity. As for the Committee, it will continue to spearhead the patronage of the company’s products for their vehicles as a way to encourage others.
On his part, Mr. Vincent Ejike, the Chief Operating Officer of the company while commending the Committee for identifying with local products, called for the enactment of a law by the Anambra State House of Assembly, that will halt the inflow of substandard products from foreign countries into the state.
In his words, “this has greatly affected the zeal of the manufacturers to penetrate the local Market due to the penchant of most Nigerians for Foreign goods”