Abia Otti Salutes Geometric Power CEO For His Resilience

...Barth Nnaji, Says Geometrics Will Boost Business Of Artisans

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Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti has saluted the chief executive officer, Geometrics Power, Prof Barth Nnaji for his resilience in establishing Geometric power plant in Aba.

Governor Otti was speaking in a meeting with South East economic community on the eve of the commissioning of the Geometric Power Plant in Aba, Abia State.

The Governor thanked Prof. Barth Nnaji for his belief in Aba and said that with the coming on stream of the power the journey to industrialization has just started. He expressed joy that the uninterrupted power supply of the Geometrics Power Plant would boost the business of the shoe producers , fabric and garment makers among other artisans

He said that responsible government supports businesses to thrive and assured that his government would give Geometric Power Plant the needed support.

Also speaking, Senator Darlington Nwokocha described Prof. Barth Nnaji as the pride of Nigeria, who would always be celebrated as a man who gave Abia a negotiation tool which would drive the Abia economy.

In his speech, the Commissioner for Power and Public Utilities, Engr. Ikechukwu Monday said that the event is a celebration of success made possible under the leadership of Governor Alex Otti and marks a turning point for Aba, which is the heartbeat of industralisation in sub Saharan Africa.

He described the project as the first of its kind in Nigeria while thanking the chief executive officer, Geometrics Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji for having persevered for the past 20 years making sure that the power plant came to reality.

Earlier, the chief executive officer, Geometrics Power, Prof Barth Nnaji said that the event is a happy one for him, having concluded a journey that started 20 years ago and thanked Governor Alex Otti for all his support and for reconstructing the road leading to the plant.