Three South East State Governors, including David Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, and Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; and the Deputy Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, were among the prominent persons that gathered at the South East Economic Summit to chart a road map for the development of the South East region.
Photo: Prof. Barth Nnaji, Chairman SEREDEC
While declaring the Summit open, the Executive Governor Ebonyi State and Chairman South East Governors’ Forum, Engr. Dave Umahi, described the South East Economic Summit as the platform upon which the economy of the region will be jump-started.
The Summit which held in Enugu from 11-13 November 2017 focused on addressing the poor ease of doing business environment, amongst other key issues, in the South East states. The Summit was used to set a regional agenda to return the South East to its rightful position as a leading economic hub of Nigeria. Participants at the summit were drawn from Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo states.
From: PERL – http://www.perlnigeria.net/news/south-east-governors-seredec-others-chart-a-roadmap-to-develop-south-east-region