Gov. Ugwuanyi inaugurates Divine radio station, urges investors to think Enugu

Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has urged investors to avail themselves of the business friendly environment his administration has provided to invest in the state.

He made the call in his separate speeches at the inauguration of Hard Break Plus Hotel, Enugu and Divine FM 101.3 Enugu. Governor Ugwuanyi expressed delight that the business outfits are testimonies to his administration’s commitment to leverage private sector for job and wealth creations and revenue generation for the state.

He said that his administration has continued to serve as a business and investment enabler through the sustained provision of a pleasant business and investment environment underpinned by peace, security, consistent and favourable polices, friendly tax regime, robust infrastructure and professional regulatory oversight.

The governor said that since inception his administration has committed itself to creating the enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the state, as well as implementing business-friendly programmes to boost private investment, facilitate ease of doing business and stimulate economic activities.

He said that the new hotel, located at New Haven, Enugu, is a major boost to Enugu’s hospitality profile and a key contribution to the nation’s tourism sector.

The governor was optimistic that the hotel can compete favourably with its counterparts anywhere in the world, “going by its serene ambience, beautiful furnishing and top-notch services.”

He congratulated the board and management of the hotel for extending the frontiers of their luxury brand to Enugu, Governor Ugwuanyi used the opportunity to appeal to investors, particularly Enugu indigenes, to emulate the *aku luo uno” philosophy of the co-CEOs of Hard Break Hotels Limited, Chief Okechukwu Anthony Okafor and Chief Ikenna Okafor, and explore boundless business opportunities in the tourism sector of the state.

At the inuaguration of Divine FM 101.3 Enugu, Governor Ugwuanyi welcomed the station to the Coal City. He expressed expectations of its impactful presence in the broadcast industry, job and wealth creations, and the state’s internal revenue stream. Governor Ugwuanyi told the management of the station, led by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr.Crystal Jane Cosmas, that her decision to locate the radio station in Enugu is a decision well made.”

The governor explained that the Enugu State One-Stop-Investment-Centre (OSIC), under the Enugu State Investment Development Authority (ESIDA) seamlessly facilitates all bureaucratic processes required for starting business in the state.

Hei disclosed that many business and investment promoters have availed themselves of the unique opportunity by thinking Enugu as a preferred destination in their location consideration.

In her address, the MD/CEO of Divine FM 101.3 Enugu, Dr Cosmas, expressed profound gratitude to Governor Ugwuanyi for coming in person to inaugurate the radio station at Trans Ekulu, Enugu, as well as his administration’s immense cooperation and support for businesses to thrive in Enugu State.

She stated that the radio station is delighted to be in Enugu and is committed to providing quality services to the people of the state.

The Presiding Bishop of Rock Cathedral, Asata, Enugu, Bishop Obi Onubogu and the Chairman of Divine 21st Century Communications Limited, Dr. D.C Duru, were at the event.

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