Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday assured Ibeto Group of Companies and its foreign partners of adequate security of its staff and investment in the state. He stated that the revitalization of NIGERCEM Company, Nkalagu in Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state would serve as a catalyst for the vast development of the State.
The Governor stated this at NIGERCEM, Nkalagu when the Dream team Core Investors of Ibeto Group Ltd NIGERCEM factory led by Amanda Wester paid a visit to the industrial site of the company.The Governor assured the investors of the cooperation of the locals adding that the revitalization of the company would not only benefit the State but the entire country.
According to him, we are at home with America and any support you need to make the project a success would be given to you by the present administration.
“I am so excited today. We are happy to have the technical partners here. We are at home with America as our partners. I want to assure the Nalagu people that the promise we made to you is being fulfilled.
“I want to assure you of the cooperation of the locals. I am building the seven bridges and roads leading to Nkalagu have been worked on. We have a law that protects investors. Nigercem will be a catalyst for vast development of the state. We will continue to support Ibeto so that the project will succeed”, he said
In his remarks, the Chairman of Ibeto Group, Chief Cletus Ibeto thanked Governor David Umahi for the enormous support it has been receiving from the state government towards the revitalization of NIGERCEM. He added that with America’s support as financiers of the project, NIGERCEM would soon bounce back.
Ibeto further promised that a new cement plant would be commissioned at Nkalagu Cement Company. NATION.
Photo credit: Sunday Ovuta.