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A Chinese consortium have arrived the State to seek investment opportunities in Onitsha and other areas.

Receiving the companies at the Government House Awka, Governor Willie Obiano said the State goveenment is poised to welcome more investors with strong capacity to bring meaningful developments into the State.
The delegation comprises Oriental Golden Promise Company Limited which is mainly into financial investments and China Communication Construction Company Limited.
Governor Obiano who spoke through his Deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke said that the present administration has interest in infrastructural investments, including power development and expressed optimism that State government will partner the Chinese Companies, as long as they are serious.
The Governor expressed hope that State government will upgrade Onitsha Main Market to be in tandem with modern market across the globe, asking the delegation to consider investing to transform the market.
While pointing out that a number of memorandum of understanding signed in the State are yet to be executed, Governor Obiano asked them to work with Anambra State Investiment Promotion and Protection Agency ANSIPPA, whom he said are on ground to make the process seamless.
Introducing the delegation earlier, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Road Maintenance Agency, Engineer Emeka Okoye, said that the delegation already have a tie with the project being undertaken around Onitsha Seaport, adding that they decided to explore other opportunities in the State.
Chief Okey Onyekwere who led the two Companies on the visit said that they came to familiarize with the State and get necessary information and modalities needed before takeoff of prospective projects in the State.
The Deputy Manager of Oriental Golden Promise Company Limited, Sisley Yang revealed that they are more interested in Onitsha because it has one of the biggest markets in West Africa, which he observed will continue to be a huge economic attraction in the coming years.
The Deputy Manager further highlighted the investment and economic benefits of the Onitsha Sea Port when fully functional, adding that they have a shipping line from China to Africa which State government can easily benefit from if they become partners.
Also present at the visit were the General Manager of Oriental Golden Promise Company Limited Mr. Wang Ik and Technical Directors from China Communication Construction Company Limited.
The Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Uche Okafor, the Commissioner for Housing, Engineer Emeka Ezenwanne, their Trade and Commerce counterpart, Mr. Christian Madubuko, as well as the Chairman, Board of Internal Revenue, Mr. David Nzekwe, were on ground to receive the delegation.

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