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Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti has said that his government is ready to partner genuine investors to create industrial and commercial hubs in Aba and other parts of the state in line with his vision to transform the state’s economy.

Governor Otti stated this at Government House, Umuahia during an interactive meeting with Tick Technologies Limited and their partners who are providing platforms to train youths and other entrepreneurs on Digital Economy.


The Governor, represented by his Chief of Staff, Pastor Caleb Ajagba, commended the group for their contributions in the area of Digital Economy adding that it is in line with his adminstration’s vision.

According to Governor Otti, his government created the Ministry of Digital Economy and SME to further give impetus to creating better platforms for youths and other entrepreneurs to thrive.


Governor Otti, who said that the government is committed to ensuring that products made in Aba get into the international space maintained that the present administration is doing a whole lot of things including; road construction, provision of power, ease of doing business among others to provide conducive environment for businesses.

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While commending the Tick Technologies team for their ingenuity in investing in technology and offering to work with their fellow youths, the Governor tasked them on quality and standardization to enable the entrepreneurs compete favourably with their counterparts the world over.


Contributing, the Commissioner for Trade, Commerce and Industry, Dr Chimezie Ukaegbu who described the just concluded trade fair organized by the team as one of the best ever, said that the project being championed by the team is in line with the economic transformation agenda of the Governor Alex Otti administration.


Dr Ukaegbu listed improved power supply, security, infrastructure and ease of doing business as some of the measures already put in place by the present administration to attract more investors.

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In their submissions, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Ease of Doing Business, Barr. Agbonma Ukaobasi, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Digital Economy, Miss Elizabeth Chjioke and a member of the Abia State Diaspora Board, Dr. Ani Onu – Onwuchekwa said their offer to train Abia youths in digital skills is timely and a welcome idea for the state government.


They assured that the ground is fertile for the initiative to thrive as government noting that government has already provided the right atmosphere for the success of the initiative.


Earlier, members of the delegation including Dr. Chisomaga Ezeocha
Mr. Ikenna Chike-Obi among others said the technology company, which offers opportunities to expand digital economy of Aba entrepreneurs wants to ensure Aba made products are feasible on the international market through e -commerce.


They sought collaboration with the state government to train, equip the youths of Abia state and improve on their economy through digital skills among other areas of partnership.

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Special Adviser to the Governor on Trade Commerce and Industry,Chief Nwaka Inem, SSA to the Governor on Due Process, Dr Oluebube Chukwu, and his counterpart on Tourism, Justice Martins were present during the meeting.