The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has said that the state government has received an order for the supply of Twenty-Thousand pieces of Aba made garments for the beneficiaries of Federal Government N-power programme.
The Governor made this known when he received in audience, the Director General of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Brigadier General Kazaure and his team at the government house in Umuahia. He disclosed that the state also got the same order for the supply of Thirty Thousand pairs of Aba made shoes courtesy of the Nigeria military.
Ikpeazu described the patronage for Nigeria made goods as the solution towards liberating the country from the present economic quagmire and renewed the call on the federal government and Nigeria at large to increase patronage for the locally made goods for the growth of SME’s.
He pointed out that his administration has not relented in its efforts in providing enabling environment for Abia youths to put their God given talents into good use, disclosing that the Enyimba industrial cluster has enjoyed uninterrupted power supply for four months now.Post
Earlier in his speech, the Director General of NYSC, Brigadier-General kazure said he was in Abia state with his team to participate in the first Abia Youth Mega Summit and promised that the scheme would continue to partner with the state government in the training and retraining of the youths.