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Anambra Chambers of Commerce Laud Anambra Airport Projects

By Sunny A Ijomah

Members of the Anambra State Chambers of Commerce have called on owners and operators of businesses in the world, to always think of Anambra as a top notch investment destination.

The three City Chambers comprising of Awka, Nnewi and Onitsha, stated this when they embarked on inspection visit to the ongoing Anambra International Passenger and Cargo Airport in Umueri.

Speaking during the visit, the President of Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Sir. Chris Ukachukwu, said with the airport in place at the center, with its three entry points a new beginning has been birthed in Anambra, especially with its cargo element, which will be so beneficial to traders.

Sir. Ukachukwu, who commended Governor Willie Obiano for building such legacy project, said a great percentage of ndi Anambra are business inclined, adding that the airport will boost the State economy, pioneered mostly by traders.

While describing the airport as compliant to international standards, the President expressed optimism that it will be commissioned in record time.

Speaking at Aguleri, the Presidents of Nnewi and Awka Chambers of Commerce, Prince Jude Osumuoh and Pastor Stephen Nduaguba, said the airport will serve everyone across political lines, assuring that business people will key into investment opportunities made available by the existence of the airport.

Responding Governor Obiano, who explained that he has patronized Innoson Vehicles in fabrications, said greater opportunities will be offered in the airport, including establishment of businesses and urged people to come and explore those investment opportunities.

Our correspondent reports that Mr. Don Onyenji among others applauded the project during the inspection visit which featured a question and answer session.