The Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr David Nweze Umahi has restated the readiness of South East Governors to provide enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the region. He made this known during an interactive session organised by Ndigbo Lagos Foundation at Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
Responding to the question o n the possibility of entrant commercial ventures succeeding in South East, Nigeria, Governor Umahi stated that
“We are ready to provide the enabling environment to Ndigbo entrepreneurs to enable them extend their businesses to south East, Nigeria”.
Earlier in his remark, the President General of Ndigbo Lagos Foundation, Gen. Abel Obi Umahi, observed that the forum was triggered by the need to encourage Igbo entrepreneurs in Lagos State to also domesticate their businesses.
Among other dignitaries present at the event were the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Prof Ike Ekwerenmadu; the Fmr Senate President, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim; Governors of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu; the National Vice Chairman of South East PDP, Chief Deacon Austine Umahi; a business mogul, Chief Ifeanyi Chuks; presidential candidate of Fresh Party in the 2015 election, Prof. Pat Utomi; Prof. Anya O. Anya, Prof. U. U. Uche and several traditional rulers.