We Will Not Relent In Providing Conducive Environment For Businesses To Thrive—–Ikpeazu
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has assured Members of Aba Merchants and Artisans Association ( AMAA) that his administration will not relent in providing conducive environment for businesses to thrive in addition to supporting the growth of trade and commerce in the state.
Governor Ikpeazu made the remark, Monday, when he addressed Executive Members of the 90 affiliated registered groups of the Association during their courtesy visit at the Governor’s Lodge Aba.
The Governor while recalling the difficulties encountered by the people when accessing Markets in Aba before 2015, said the situation led his unreserved commitment in road construction, adding that trading remains the power of entrepreneurship of the Igbo man.
The Governor noted that he has laid a solid foundation for the growth of the state and urged them to align by supporting Prof Uche Ikonne as the next Governor of the state and candidates of the PDP in all the elections in 2023.
He assured them of government’s intervention to end any lingering issue they have with the State Board of Internal Revenue.
Ikpeazu extolled them for complying with the agreement reached on the issue and promised that his administration will not relent in policies and projects that will provide conducive business environment for them.
In his speech earlier, the President General Aba Merchants and Artisans Association, Chief Albert Okafor, appreciated Governor Ikpeazu for prioritizing the business sector since assumption of office.
Chief Okafor further commended the Governor for building numerous roads, street lights, drainages and round abouts as well ensuring adequate security in the state alongside resolving the misunderstanding between the body and state BIR.
He also appealed for more actions to enable some of their members who have not gotten their ABSIN numbers to get it and pledged their unwaivering support for the realization of Governor Ikpeazu senatorial ambition with their numerical strength.
In his vote of thanks, a renowned politician and businessman, Ochiagha Regean Reagan Ufomba extolled the symbiotic relationship between the present administration and the business sector and assured them that more dividends of democracy will get to them from the Federal level with Governor Ikpeazu at the Senate.
The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Okey Ahiwe was present during the visit.