Governor Ugwuanyi woos investors ahead of Enugu int'l Investment Summit

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has re-assured investors that the state is open for business opportunities that would positively turn around the economic fortunes of the state and the country at

Governor Ugwuanyi gave the assurance while receiving the management team of General Electric Nigeria Limited led by its President, Mr. Lazarus Angbazo at the Government House, Enugu.

Represented by the Deputy Governor of the state, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, Governor Ugwuanyi expressed the readiness of his administration to open interactions with the company on the prospects of it becoming one of the partners of the government in the drive to turn the state into a thriving economic and industrial enclave.

He added that the company which has operated in Nigeria for the past 40 years in many key sectors of the economy coupled with its status as a subsidiary of the general electric corporation USA, naturally and

logically fits into the mould of business organization that the state has in mind in its investment drive.

Governor Ugwuanyi consequently extended the state government invitation to the company as well as its associates across the globe to come and participate in the forthcoming international investment

summit scheduled to hold in Enugu from April 12 to 14 to showcase the potentials of the state to investors around the world.

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Earlier in his address, the president of the company, Mr. Lazarus Angbozo told the governor that they are interested in partnering with the Enugu state government in the areas of oil and gas, solar power, water, healthcare, transportation among others.

Mr. Angbozo assured of the company's commitment and capacity to collaborate with the state towards the realization of its economic development agenda for the mutual benefits of both bodies.