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Ebonyi announces job opportunities in new airport, shopping mall




EBONYI State Commissioner For Trade and Investment, Chioma Nweze, on Wednesday, disclosed that Ebonyi State Government has created job opportunities for Ebonyi people through its magnificent infrastructural development in the state.

  According to commissioner, the Muhammadu Buhari International Airport has  directly and indirectly made 400 jobs available while the shopping mall has employed 600 persons directly and indirectly.

  The commissioner made this known to newsmen in Abakaliki, noting  that state government don’t believe in handing handouts, but believe in creating job opportunities for the people.

  She said: “We want people working for us to be able to feed their families. There are industrial clusters for those learning a trade, among others. We want our youths to be skilled and self-employed.

  She, therefore, commended Governor David Umahi for his determination to make Ebonyi State one of the biggest, best states in Africa .

  “Governor Umahi has achieved alot since this administration came on board.

  “We are very grateful that the governor has so much to offer to the state and has equally recorded lots of accomplishments.”

  “Umahi’s government is trying to make life better for Ebonyi people; the international stadium upon completion will be certified for hosting of games. We are doing these projects to be able to help people in the state. There are no sectors that we didn’t touch. We have approved that the pension will be paid.

  “Infact, we have hope to beat other states in many sectors; we have vegetables to export; we have rice husks, food produce, among others. Ebonyi is now an economic free zone as approved by the federal government.

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  “The government has turned the face of the state; investments opportunities are so much in the state. There’s a pharmaceutical park, our roads are dualised in the state as they are over 600 km of concrete roads. We are hoping that the next government will take over from where Umahi will stop,” Nweze said.

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