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Osinbajo to meet Aba traders today


Prof.  Yemi Osinbajo will today hold an interactive session with members of the Aba business community.
It was learnt that Osinbajo was earlier scheduled to visit on February 14 to interact with members of the Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ACCIMA), but the meeting was rescheduled because of his engagement in Kwara State same day.
Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Benedict Godson, who confirmed the visit through a telephone interview, said Osinbajo’s visit underscores the importance of the Aba business community to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
According to him, the president is determined to ensure that traders in Aba, Southeast and Nigeria enjoy ease of doing business.
Godson said the visit would ensure that Osinbajo has firsthand information on some of the challenges facing traders in Aba.
He said: “You know that the Federal Government has initiated various policies, plans and programmes to ensure that some of the bottlenecks facing ease of doing business in the country is addressed.
“You know of the trader moni, and the government recently signed an agreement with Abia State to establish the Economic Trade Free Zone to take off in Ukwa. It is expected that the Free Trade Zone will promote trade and investment at the Enyimba Economic city…”

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