On Monday the 20th of July, 2020 the special adviser to the government of Imo State on revenue mobilization and capacity development High Chief Canice Moore Nwachukwu Omeogo na Orlu received executives from Electronics/ Electricals and general goods section of Alaba international market located at Naze Owerri, Imo state at his office trade and investment center new Owerri, Imo state.
Speaking on behalf of the marketers was their Chairman Mr. Emeka Dike who affirmed that, their visit is to identify with omeogo na Orlu as the Special Adviser to the governor of Imo state on revenue mobilization and capacity development and to declare their total support to the governor of Imo state senator Hope Uzodinma who according to him is God sent to Imo people.
He further noted that the market was established as a result of the mockery they received while doing their businesses at Lagos State. They also revealed that over ten thousand lock-up shops and packing space were built from their personal savings, not from the government nor any loan from the bank. According to them, the market is not only the first of its kind in the South East but has the capacity of generating revenue that will run in millions yearly as part of the internally generated revenue of the state and thereby creating employment opportunities for unemployed Imo youths.
“We have come today just to let his excellency know that we have a little challenge at the market which is a bad road. If the Governor will partner with us by repairing our road for us, it will boost buying and selling activities thereby generating more revenue for the state” they said
In his response, the special adviser to the Governor on revenue mobilization and capacity development High Chief Canice Moore Nwachukwu Omeogo na Orlu commended them for declaring 100 percent support to Governor Uzodinma while assuring them of his Excellency’s partnership with the union. He further seized the opportunity to described Igbo nation to be industrious and hardworking when it comes to business and beyond as he attributed the entrepreneurial spirit in them as one of God’s endowments to the Igbo race.
Signed: Peter Dibia Media Aide To The Special Adviser To The Governor of Imo State On Revenue Mobilisation And Capacity Development.