GOVERNOR OKEZIE IKPEAZU’S TRIP TO ATLANTA, GEORGIA: A PRE-EVENT INFORMATION

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu will on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 proceed to Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America on a 4-Day working visit.
The Proposed Itinerary of the Governor while in the United States is as stated below:
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2015.
11:00am – GEORGIA-ABIA INVESTMENT DIALOGUE
The Governor is billed to meet with select group of Georgia based Investors to discuss new opportunities for investment in Abia State. The Governor will equally hold follow-up meetings with some of the Investors with whom discussions were opened for investments in Abia state during the Governor’s last trip to the United States.
7:00pm – The Governor will be Special Guest at an Evening Welcome Reception at the Nigerian Consulate hosted by the Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Atlanta, Ambassador Godfrey Tenielabe
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015
11:00am – The Governor will visit select companies and organizations for discussion on opportunities in Abia State.
9:00pm – The Governor will hold a Town Hall Meeting with the Leadership of over 80 Associations of Abians resident in North America.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
ABIA STATE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA CONVENTION
The Governor will on this day present his Keynote Address at the plenary of the Abia State National Association of North America Annual Convention. The ASNA-NA is an association of all Abia State indigenes resident in the United State and Canada. There are about 200,000 Abians in North America in different fields of endeavour and the ASNA-NA Convention is their opportunity to meet annually and discuss how they can contribute to the betterment of their home state. The Governor will speak on theme: “Abia State our Abia State” which will enable him talk about the current developments in Abia State and the opportunities that abound in it. The Governor will use the opportunity of his Keynote Address to highlight the current developments in Abia State and urge Abians resident in North America to serve as investment ambassadors for the State wherever they are while reminding the delegates to think about investing in Abia State.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 11, 2015
9:00am – The Governor will attend a Church Service at St. Faith Anglican Church, Riverdale GA. With Rt. Rev Dr. Felix Orji and Rt. Rev Chris Ugwuzor Presiding.
2:00pm – The Governor will depart Atlanta to return to Nigeria.
Sam Hart
SSA Gov, Public Communications

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