Uzodimma, Oramah meet, explore investment potentials in Imo

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Hope Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has met with the President of Africa Export Import (Afrexim) Bank, Benedict Oramah in Cairo, Egypt where they discussed in details the investment potentials of Imo State.

During his inauguration for a second term in office early this year, Governor Uzodimma assured that he would intensify efforts at exploring avenues that would make the abundant human and natural resources in Imo State exploitable.

The Governor is passionate about turning the huge arable land, gas deposits and other abundant natural resources in Imo State into sources of revenue generation for the State and employment opportunities for the unemployed youth demography.

At the Cairo meeting with Oramah last week, Governor Uzodimma and his host explored, among other things, the huge investment potentials that are in Imo State for a win-win situation.

An excited Governor Uzodimma is not only confident that the meeting was fruitful and will yield the desired results; he also expressed joy that Imo State would be better off based on the matters under discussion with Oramah.

Taking to his social media platform on Friday, Governor Uzodimma said: “I am delighted to share an exciting development as I seized an opportunity in Cairo to meet with our esteemed brother, Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah, President of Afrexim Bank.

“We explored potential partnership terms aimed at catalyzing investments in our State’s economy and I am thrilled to announce that our efforts have borne fruit, as we have made significant strides in advancing discussions for potential investments totaling up to $1.5 billion.

“This collaboration holds immense promise for the prosperity and growth of our beloved state as we continue to work diligently towards realizing our shared vision of a thriving and vibrant economy.”