Chief Alex Mascot Ikwechegh on Tuesday graced the investiture of the new executive members of the Aba Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ACCIMA).
Naijatell reports that the event which held at Hotel De Gulf in Eziama, Aba North Local Government Area, saw Chief Ikwechegh as Chairman of the occasion.
Our correspondent reports that Ikwechegh donated the sum of N1 million cash to ACCIMA, with a promise to convince other Aba billionaires in diaspora and outside Aba city to encourage the development agenda of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
He said the need to support Ikpeazu became necessary because the Governor is encouraging made in Aba products, local industries and increase in employment for all Abians.
Worthy of note is that Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has, recently, approved 28 hectares of land for the development of the new Aba Estate to be powered by Gross Group of Companies owned and Chaired by Chief Alex Ikwechegh.
Speaking with Naijatell on the telephone on Wednesday, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia said the approval was a welcome development.
“Alex Ikwechegh Foundation has empowered, encouraged the development and empowerment of Abia citizens”, he said.
“This is a commendable development and in support of youth leadership, we encourage Alex Ikwechegh and applaud his leadership initiatives”, the chieftain added.
Those who graced Tuesday’s event include the current ACCIMA President, Sir Lawrence Nnaemeka Obetta and Vice-President, Chief Jerry Kanu, alias Osimiri.
Notable members also in attendance include Engr. Dennis Okafor, Chief Eke Eleanya, Chief Geoffrey Uzoagbara, Mr Julius Ndukuba, Mazi Jude Nwosu, Engr. Alex Adaelu and Chief (Mrs) Ann Osakwe.
Others are Mazi Osita Okoro JP, Sir Jude Okafor, Engr. Ozo Okey Igbonekwu, Chief Dr. Nally Iheotuonye, Engr. Cletus Ekpo, Mr. Nnamdi Amala, Chris Agbo and Rotarian Andy Una.