The Sales and marketing office of the Awka millennium City Project has been declared open amidst pumps and glamour in Awka city.
The official opening of the office was sequel to the official handover and transfer of key take-off assets by M-P Infrastructure Ltd to Awka Millennium development company.
The event which took place at the Millennium City Marketing Office Off Aroma Junction Awka witnessed heavy dignitaries including Venerable Amaechi Okwuosa, MD of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA), Mr Jide Ikeakor, MD of Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA), Chief Jude Emecheta, MD of Anambra State Signage and Advertising Agency (ANSAA) and other guests, Chief Chike Chikeluba, Chief Chike Chidozie etc. and some representatives of the state government.
speaking at the Official Opening Ceremony, the Group CEO, M-P Infrastructure Limited, Dr. Clem Nwogbo said that the handover was a major milestone in the vision to build a world class sound city in Awka as obtainable in cities like Lagos, Abuja, Europe and America.
Dr. Nwogbo who was ably represented by the Business Development Director M-P Infrastructure Ltd, Mr Chimmy Ogbuebi said that the takeover was a critical milestone in the short operational life of Awka Millennium Project adding that the first thing was the signing of Memorandum of Understanding, MoU,with the state government earlier this year.
Dr. Nwogbo was full of praise for the support and opportunity given to the Company by the Obiano administration to participate in the project as well as the speed of approval and his kind listening ear.
“M-P infrastructure as the promoter and developer of Awka Millennium City is delighted to be transferring and handing over key take-off assets to the operating company of these strategic project.
“M-P Infrastructure have invested over seven hundred Million naira to ensure that in the next four months, we will have physical infrastructure on ground at the site location.
“I assure the world that the company will deliver a global standard infrastructure in Awka millennium city and this will be the first of its kind in southeast of Nigeria”.
He however, requested the Anambra state government to support the new project with timely provision of security during the development and post development of AMC as well as correct some of the illegal mining on the Awka millennium City site.
Also speaking at the occasion, the MD of ANSIPPA, Mr. Jide Ikeakor lauded the staff and team of M-P Infrastructure Ltd for showing outstanding commitment and professionalism as well as working closely with ANSIPPA towards making the occasion come to life.
Ikeakor recalled that the project was a hundred hectare development in phases with the first phase of 25 hectares that will include supply, recreational areas and CCTV Camera adding that the project should not be seen as project between M-P Infrastructure and the state government but as a project that involves all.
Delivering his remarks, the Secretary to the Anambra state government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu charged the promoters of the project to hit the ground running and ensure that they meet the prime lines agreed in the MoU.
Prof. Chukwulobelu assured that Anambra people are very hardworking and enterprising even as the project has afforded the opportunity for Ndi Anambra living diaspora to take advantage of the opportunities that abounds in the state.
He further stated that Anambra state government has maintained an investment friendly administration that will continue to provide the enabling environment for businesses to thrive while putting it clear that the things that make a city great is that the physical planning is maintained not just when the city is built but after it is built.
Part of the event was the official inspection of some movable assets in the vicinity and cutting of ribbon to open AMC Sales and Marketing Office by Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu