Nigeria – Anambra state government has unveiled a ten thousand capacity shops ultra-modern international market at Isiagu, Awka South Local Government Area.
The project which is a Public Private Partnership, PPP, driven by a private firm, in partnership with a commercial bank, is designed with modern facilities.
Speaking at the occasion, Governor Willie Obiano, represented by Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, explained that it was part of his administrations fifty years developmental plan, tagged vision 2070 and geared towards making the state a hub for economic activities and social stable society.
Governor Obiano called for more investors into the state, stressing that his administration has provided enabling environment for all investors, indigenes and non-indigenes to thrive in their economic and social activities.
The project, signed in 2017, when completed, would have ten thousand modern lockup shops, car parks, schools, banks, administrative buildings, pedestrian crossover, and others.
Earlier, the Anambra State Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Chief Uche Okafor, and the Managing Director, Anambra State Investment Promotion Protection Agency, ANSIPPA, Chief Jide Ikeakor, posited that the markets would boost economic activities in the South East region, and urged understanding between investors and host community for speedy actualization of the project.