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Obiano Inaugurates Awka Capital City,Investment Promotions Boards

By APGA UK
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Two months after he was sworn in as the executive governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has inaugurated two boards, the Awka Capital Territory Development Board and Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency respectively to expand the frontiers of effective governance in the state.

The 9-man Awka Capital Territory Development Board is led by an indigene of the capital city, Chike Egwuatu while the Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency is headed by the traditional ruler of Umuoji, Igwe Cyril Igweze,Obiano's move was in response to the endless clamor by Ndi Anambra for a befitting capital that would reflect the enormous endowments of thepeople of the state. It was also in fulfillment of his campaign promise to the electorate when he ran for governorship in November 2013.

Inaugurating the Awka Capital Development Board, governor Obiano urged the team to look beyond what is on the ground and the limitation of resources to provide a structural design that would give the city a befitting status.The governor also explained that the committee's terms of reference include to accelerate infrastructural development of the Awka Capital Territory, prepare a master plan for the capital territory and for the land use in respect of the town planning within the capital territory, implement the Awka capital territory master plan and provide infrastructural service in accordance with the master plan.

Also speaking while inaugurating the Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency led by Igwe Igweze , governor Obiano mandated the Agency to interalia, coordinate and monitor all investment promotion activities in the state, initiate and support measures which would enhance the investment of climate in the state for both Nigerian and non-Nigerian investors, promote investments directed at the state in and outside the country through effective promotional means and collect,collate, analyze and disseminate information about investment opportunities and sources of investment capital.The governor who charged them to advise on availability, choice or suitability of partners in joint ventures and public-private partnership projects, identify specific projects and invite interested investors for

The governor also explained that the committee's terms of reference include to accelerate infrastructural development of the Awka Capital Territory, prepare a master plan for the capital territory and for the land use in respect of the town planning within the capital territory, implement the Awka capital territory master plan and provide infrastructural service in accordance with the master plan.

Also speaking while inaugurating the Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency led by Igwe Igweze , governor Obiano mandated the Agency to interalia, coordinate and monitor all investment promotion activities in the state, initiate and support measures which would enhance the investment of climate in the state for both Nigerian and non-Nigerian investors, promote investments directed at the state in and outside the country through effective promotional means and collect,collate, analyze and disseminate information about investment opportunities and sources of investment capital.

The governor who charged them to advise on availability, choice or suitability of partners in joint ventures and public-private partnership projects, identify specific projects and invite interested investors for