A Northern-based rich farmer and indigene of Mbu, in Isi-Uzo Native Authorities Space of Enugu State, Alhaji Sani Friday Nnaji, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for offering the peaceable and conducive surroundings for companies to thrive within the state.
Alhaji Nnaji, who’s deep-rooted in agricultural enterprise, has massive farms within the Northern a part of the nation reminiscent of Zamfara State. He’s the Chief Govt Officer (CEO) of ANSAR Expertise Nigeria Restricted, in addition to the Founding father of Alhaji Sani Nnaji Basis, which empowers native farmers in meals manufacturing and advertising and marketing.
Talking when Gov. Ugwuanyi joined him and different Muslim devoted to have fun Eid-el-Kabir at his Nation house in Mbu, Isi-Uzo LGA of the state, yesterday, Alhaji Nnaji disclosed that he returned house from the North to ascertain him farming enterprise due to the enduring peace the governor has entrenched in Enugu State.
The rich and profitable farmer confused that emplaced peace in Enugu State since Ugwuanyi assumed workplace in 2015, is among the best achievements of the governor, including that his agricultural enterprise is prospering favourably within the state due to the prevailing peace within the state.
Alhaji Nnaji who revealed that his farming enterprise has created many roles for the folks of the state and past, acknowledged that “Isi-Uzo can at the moment feed Enugu State”.
He identified that “we took 1, 200 farmers from Isi-Uzo LGA and invested the sum of N177 million to present them inputs for cultivation of maize”.
In line with him, “our maize at the moment, after harvesting, can serve the aim of Enugu State. Our yam farming is encouraging. In fish manufacturing, along with the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN), we entry Ebonyi River right here, and we’re going to have fish ponds that can serve all the South East geo-political zone.
“Immediately cotton in Enugu State is best than cotton in wherever in Nigeria. We planted cotton and we harvested cotton greater than 12 instances within the North the place I’m coming from. We harvest cotton 4 instances and it’ll dry up; so now we have gotten greater than our goal in Enugu State.
“We tried cultivating onions in Enugu and it does nicely. We’re going to Soya Beans in Enugu. Now now we have over 50 hectares of land for farming; it’s doing nicely and we consider that it’ll do greater than the one within the North.
“Your Excellency, together with your help, with the peace you could have entrenched right here, now we have created a variety of jobs for our folks. The peace here’s what made me to come back again house. Thanks very a lot and will God bless you sir”.
Dignitaries on the Sallah occasion embrace the member representing Enugu East/Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency, Hon. Prince Cornelius Nnaji; the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), Hon. Augustine Nnamani; the member representing Isi-Uzo Constituency, Hon. Mrs. Catherine Amaka Ugwueze; her Enugu North counterpart, Hon. Barr. Ibenaku Onoh; the Commissioner for Atmosphere, Hon. Chijioke Edeoga; and the State Chairman of Affiliation of Native Authorities of Nigeria (ALGON) and Chairman of Udenu LGA, Hon. Solomon Onah.
Others are the Chairman of Isi-Uzo LGA, Hon. Jacob Abonyi; his Uzo-Uwani, Enugu East, Igbo-Eze South and Igbo-Eze North counterparts, Hon. Chukwudi Nnadozie, Hon. Alex Ugwu, Hon. Andy Omeje and Hon. Ejike Itodo, respectively; the Chairman, Enugu State Common Primary Schooling Board (ENSUBEB), Chief Ikeje Asogwa; Conventional Rulers from the council space; the Sarkin Hausawa, Enugu State, Alhaji Abukakar Yusuf Sambo; the Chief Imam, Enugu State, Mentioned Zulqarnaini; State Deputy Chairman of the PDP, Chief Harmless Ezeoha; the State Secretary of the Occasion, Hon. C. C. Akalusi, and many others.