Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, on Wednesday, acquired the report of the investigative committee set as much as overview allegations of unfair practices leveled in opposition to Inside Galaxy Metal Firm situated in Ukwa West LGA of the state.
Recall that the Inside Galaxy Metal Firm Restricted was not too long ago accused of working a modern-day slave camp in Ukwa West Native Authorities Space of the state.
It, nonetheless, denied such claims, an motion that led to the state authorities initiating a committee of inquiry to probe the allegation.
Following the event, the governor had arrange a committee of inquiry to probe the difficulty of dissension arising on the Inside Galaxy Group; a Chinese language agency within the state has concluded its public investigation into the matter.
Talking after receiving the report, Ikpeazu urged communities within the state to be circumspect in managing the connection with these coming to put money into their areas, assuring that his authorities is dedicated to making sure that host communities and staff usually are not short-changed by buyers.
The governor described the Inside Galaxy Firm as a flagship business in Abia State which made Abia the foremost state within the recycling of steel waste including that for Abia State, Inside Galaxy is seen as a hen that’s making an attempt to brood.
He additionally revealed that his administration was working laborious to untie shackles round ailing industries within the state reminiscent of Fashionable Ceramics, Aba Textile Mills and Aba Glass Business.
“Our efforts in reactivating moribund industries have thrived as Golden Guinea Breweries is again and effervescent.
“I’d additionally wish to state that it’s the authorities’s accountability of making certain that non-public industries within the State function inside the confines of the legislation and vowed to proceed to supply enabling setting for them.
“I urge the elites in Abia State together with these from Ukwa West to help the schooling of their youths to be able to make them employable and be a part of the rising industrial metropolis in Ukwa West,” he stated.
The Governor charged the youths to see industries of their communities as sources of income and growth, and present help to them.
“I’d additionally like to notice that each authorities official and company ought to see themselves as enablers for the success of buyers and directed the Ministry of Business to do its job of frequently supervising industries within the State with the intention of enabling the industries to thrive together with their staff.
“Additionally, additionally it is essential to state that Manufacturing firms are of higher advantages to their host communities as they’ll present job to all strata of individuals,” he added.
He congratulated the committee for a job properly achieved including that he’ll arrange an implementation committee to check and implement the report accordingly.