Middle, Governor Obiano in New Jersey
By Sunny A. David, Awka
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has declared that his administration has put structure and processes in place that will make the process of investing in Anambra easy and friendly for prospective investors from America and other countries of the world.
Delivering an address titled “Waiting for America” at the signing of a bilateral agreement between Anambra State and the City of Orange in New Jersey, USA.
The Governor declared that Anambra was in her finest moment in history and is therefore seeking to build critical partnerships that would help it leapfrog to a more advanced society.
Outlining the obvious advantages the State has over rival investment destinations in Nigeria, Governor Obiano said that the State has one of the highest literacy rates in the country, and offers access to the largest retail market in West Africa with the largest crop of experienced middlemen and suppliers, who have enough expertise to move goods across Africa.
Declaring the readiness of the State to give priority attention to foreign investors, he said he is looking for partners that will help exploit the natural resources in Anambra State as the state has over forty trillion standard cubic feet of gas that has not been touched.
Governor Obiano also said that the State need partners for the establishment of modular refineries, power generation, agriculture, agro-allied industries and in the establishment of Industrial Parks among others.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Mayor of the City of Orange, Mr. Dwayne D. Warren explained that the bilateral ties between the City of Orange and Anambra State would help both parties exchange ideas about what the two entities could do culturally, economically,; technologically to make their states better.
Proclamation outlining the willingness of the City of Orange Township to go into a bilateral agreement with the Government of Anambra State was signed by Dwayne D Warren on behalf of the City of Orange Township while Governor Obiano, signed for Anambra State.