The Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Nweze Umahi has reiterated the government’s resolve to utilize the abundant limestone deposits in the state for the benefit of the people.
The state Governor, represented by his Deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe made the assertion while officially inaugurating the implementation Committee on Cement Production at the Akanu Ibiam International Conference Centre.
Inaugurating the committee, the state Governor, Engr. David Nweze Umahi frowned at the way Nigercem Company collapsed, emphasizing that the state government had mapped out strategies to reactivate the company towards creating job opportunities and improve the living standard of the people.
Governor Nweze Umahi regretted the overdependence on petroleum which has caused the fall in the national revenue and advocated harnessing of other national resources towards providing income for the aggressive infrastructural development of the state.