Akwa Ibom Gets C’ttee On Foreign Direct Investment

0
1612
L-R: Managing Director, Capital Oil and Gas Industries Ltd., Chief  Ifeanyi Uba; Executive Secretary, Major Oil Marketers' Association of  Nigeria (MOMAN), Mr Obafemi Olawore; Executive Secretary, Petroleum Product Pricing and Regulatory Authority (PPPRA), Farouk Ahmed and Managing Director, Pipeline and Products Marketing Company (PPMC), Prince Haruna Momoh, at a stakeholders meeting to address the current petrol queues must go campaign, recently.
L-R: Managing Director, Capital Oil and Gas Industries Ltd., Chief Ifeanyi Uba; Executive Secretary, Major Oil Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Mr Obafemi Olawore; Executive Secretary, Petroleum Product Pricing and Regulatory Authority (PPPRA), Farouk Ahmed and Managing Director, Pipeline and Products Marketing Company (PPMC), Prince Haruna Momoh, at a stakeholders meeting to address the current petrol queues must go campaign, recently.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has set up an 11-member Technical Committee to boost and manage Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) for the State.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ekerete Udoh, and made available to newsmen in Uyo on Saturday.
The statement said the committee was expected to devise modalities to open up the state for investors.
It added that the committee was part of efforts to fulfil the governor’s electioneering promises on industrialisation of the state.
It named Mr Gabriel Ukpeh, a Partner and Risk Quality Leader for Africa at Price Water House Cooper, as Chairman of the committee.
The members are: Mr Offong Ambah, Dr Elijah Akpan, Mr Ini Urua, Mr Akan Udofia, Mr Andrew Jason, Mr Udeme Ufot and Mrs Offiong Ejindu.
Others are: Mr Larry Esin and the state Commissioner for Investments, Commerce and Industry. The Secretary of the committee is Mr Victor Bob.
The statement quotes the governor as expecting the appointees to deploy their vast contacts and interactions within international financial and investment circles to attract investments to the state.