Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia said Thursday that his administration would deploy available resources at its disposal to complete the Isiala Ngwa Inland Dry Port.
Ikpeazu said this during the inauguration of the Amaorji Expressway Junction-Abayi-Isi Court Road in Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area.
He said his administration started following up on the port project in order to ensure its completion to enhance business in the South-East.
Speaking on the road, he said it was an intervention project by the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.
“The inland dry port is another project that falls within our efforts to improve trade and investment for our people.
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“We are aware that many of the containers belonging to businessmen from here are stuck at the Apapa Seaport in Lagos.
“But when we complete the dry port, our businessmen can bring in goods easily and also export what they have manufactured,” the governor said.
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