ABACITYBLOG has obtained a preview of Enyimba Economic City (EEC), an initiative of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu led Abia State government.
According to the video shown below, Enyimba Economic City, will be a hub for business owners in Abia State and its environs. It’s also expected to create 625,000 direct jobs when it begins operation.
Enyimba Economic City, in the video, showed the project has “Airport, Inland Port, Trailer Parks, Logistics, Good access road, including other means to ease business activities within the area.
To make this a reality, Abia State government and some private sector investors who initiated and midwifed the Enyimba City Economic Zone project has signed an agreement with the Federal Government.
President Muhammadu Buhari who witnessed the signing, commended the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu for initiating the project and thanked the host communities for their commitment to the project.
The president said such initiatives were exactly what his administration was desperately looking for to create employment for the populace and boost the national economy as at full capacity, it was expected to create 625,000 direct jobs.
In his remarks, Ikpeazu who led the delegation of leaders and stakeholders from the state, thanked the President for his support for the project, noting that Aba, the commercial city of Abia State where the project is sited, was strategically located for easy access from all South-east and South-south states.
He disclosed that Aba alone has over 250,000 artisans engaged in various arts and trades and that the Enyimba City zone covers three local governments of the state.
Watch the video below: