By John Ndu : Anambra State government has stated its commitment to attract and construct more meaningful projects that would transform the status of the state and make it more viable for economic productivity.
The state governor, Chief Willie Obiano disclosed this in a Holy Mass, during the Papal Knight Investiture at St Patricks Cathedral, Awka.
Governor Obiano stated that every arrangement had been finalized to commence the construction of State-of-the-art International Conference Centre with over 80,000 accommodation capacity at Agu Awka.
Chief Obiano revealed that the construction of the 5- Star � Agulu Lake- Hotel would be completed in less than 6 months and would be renamed Golden Tulip, added that it would contribute to the state’s internally generated revenue and boost tourism.
The Governor explained that the on going construction of an International Cargo Airport City at Umueri, would not only give the state a facelift, but also create various employment opportunities and enabling environment for investors to harness untapped potentials in the state.
He cleared the air that the ultra modern airport with tripartite partnership between the Government of Anambra State, Orient Petroleum Resources Limited and Sinoking Enterprises Investments Limited of China, would be fully funded by Chinese Company and delivered in three years time.
While urging the newly vested Knights to always uphold integrity, Chief Obiano said he would continue lighting up every community to ensure night life activities.
In his homily, the Auxiliary Bishop of Awka, Dr Jonas Benson charged the knight, to live a life worthy of emulation and ensure enthronement of peace in the society.
Speaking on behalf of the newly vested Knights, the Former National Chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh said the honour would motivate them to uphold the honesty and impact positively on humanity.
The highlight was investiture and induction of 19 men into Papal Knighthood.
Source: Anambra State Government