The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Hon. Barr. Ben Uwajumogu has explained that the essence of the recent foreign tour of the Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha and himself to Kosovo andBritainwas to attract foreign investors to assist in manufacturing industries, hospitals, tertiary institutions and other projects for the rapid development of the state.
Defending the involvement of lawmakers in attracting investors to the state, the Speaker explained that attracting foreign investors was part of the oversight functions of the law makers apart from law-making, appropriation and oversight functions.
Hon. Uwajumogu assured that in the next few monthsImoStatewould witness industrial transformation and urged the political elites in the State to see themselves as partners and show more commitment in assisting government achieve these goals