A former Commissioner for Commerce & Industry in Abia State, Deacon Stanley Ojigbo has lauded the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan for coming to commission the first ever Enyimba Automated Shoe Company (ENASCO) built by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to give face lift to SME development in the State.
Deacon Ojigbo, who was reacting to the recent commissioning of the historic project appreciated the Senate President for his assurances that he will push for more support to enable the company thrive. He informed the Senate President that what he saw that made him conclude that if the project is the only thing the Governor leaves behind in office, he will have achieved a lot for Abia people is small compare to other numerous achievements of Governor Ikpeazu. He informed that the Governor has equally done land mark projects in health, agriculture, education among others.
The former Abia Executive Council member commended Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for establishing the shoe making factory, which is part of his unrelenting efforts in empowering his people and growing the economy of the State. According to him, with 2 million pairs of shoes annual production capacity of the shoe factory, there would be more employment and wealth creation for the enterprising youths of the State. He added that setting up the company we help the State have a greater share in the growing shoe enterprise as ENASCO will be producing thousands of shoes daily.
He extolled Governor Ikpeazu for being a united factor that brought the two former Governors of the State, Senators Orji Uzor Kalu and T. A Orji together to the event and said it is good omen that would bring more developments to the State.
Deacon Stanley Ojigbo, who tasked Abia youths to leverage the opportunity provided by the Enyimba Automated Shoe Company (ENASCO) to get empowered and contribute to the economy of the State.