Ebonyi State Govt Woos Investors, Establishes Tax Appeal Tribunal

By Ewa Innocent, The Sight News

Abakaliki: Foreign and local investors have been asked to come and invest in the business friendly environment of Ebonyi state.

This is just as they were urged to come and have a taste of the ‘new Ebonyi state’, which has become a business hub for investors.

The Special Assistant(SA) to the governor on Ease of Doing Business and Ebonyi in Diaspora, Deacon Collins Agbo made the call while briefing newsmen in Abakaliki,on the activities of his office.

He called on Ebonyi indigenes in Diaspora to show appreciation to governor David Umahi for his infrastructural transformation, economic revamping and agricultural revolution.

Agbo stated that Ebonyi state government has created enabling environments for business  to thrive, through the establishment of Tax Appeal tribunal to ensure that no investor was over taxed.

He also disclosed that governor David Umahi in his full determination to make Ebonyi state one of the fastest growing economy in the country, wants to synergize with Ebonyians in Diaspora for the quick development of the state.

The SA added, that the efforts of the governor in the Ease of Doing Business, has started yielding fruits, as Ebonyi state has become the investment destination for both local and international investors.

According to him, “The good news I would like you to take home and spread to the world, is that those efforts of His Excellency in the area of Ease of Doing Business have started yielding results, as Ebonyi state has become investment destination for both Local and International investors. 

“This is evident in the number of companies springing up in the state weekly, and the foreigners you see on our hotels and business environment daily.

“Our office, in collaboration with the State House of Assembly will immediately start the process of domesticating relevant laws and executive orders on Ease of Doing Business.

“Ebonyians in the Diaspora can only show their appreciation, support and solidarity to Umahi’s wonders of infrastructural  transformation, economic revamping and Agricultural turn around, by coming home to invest in the business friendly environment of Ebonyi state,”he ended.

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