The Abia State Governor-elect Dr Alex otti, has inaugurated the transition committee to midwife the take-off of his administration on May 29, 2023.
Otti, tasked the committee headed by Mr Victor Onyenkpa, that they are expected to produce a policy document that would forge a direction and developmental agenda for Abia State, in line with his vision for the state and campaign promises.
He pointed out that the choice of Aba, the commercial hub of the State, for the inauguration of the council was strategic as well as significant with the Enyimba City being the centrepiece of the incoming administration economic and infrastructural development plan.
Otti, harped that professionals and technocrats in business, economics, entrepreneurs, were chosen to serve in the committee, because of the need for a strong foundation to be laid for the rescue and development of the state.
He said,” we want to thank you all for honouring us with your time to help us lay the foundation our administration will build on.
“We intend to run a slim goverment in terms of political appointments, but then it is our intention to create enough opportunity for businesses to thrive and succeed in the State.
“We have chosen Aba for this inauguration today because Aba is the heart beat of Abia economy despite the fact that it has been abadoned for many years by successive administrations.
“We want to build an industrial hub with steady power supply, renewable energy and other solid infrastructures for the economy of the state to grow”.
Responding Onyenkpa, said
the task before the committee is to produce a road map that would aid Otti, to meet up with the exception of the residents of the State.
He added that the committee members have accepted to do the job, desipte the enormous challenges it came with.
“Alex otti, is expected to perform a miracle concerning the transformation of Abia State and our Job is to give him a road map that would help him to perform that miracle”, he said.