Imo State Government has signed Memorandumof Understanding (MoU) with
a Chinese Company, Elion Global Resources, on PowerGeneration and
Agro-based Ventures.
The Secretary to the Government of Imo State,Hon. Mark Uchendu signed
on behalf of the Imo State Government, while ChiefExecutive Officer of
Elion Global Resources Mr. XU Weihui signed on behalf ofthe Company.
President of Elion Global Resources, Mr.Wang Wenbiao had led a team of
Senior Personnel of the Company to meet withGovernor Rochas Okorocha
and other Senior Government Functionaries at theGovernment House
Owerri weekend and the discussions at the meeting had givenbirth to
the signing of the MoU.
In his speech, Governor Okorocha said “Whatwe have been looking for is
a major company like yours to come and drive theState’s Industrial
Park. We have the gas and gas is Power and we need acredible company
to move our gas into Power for the greater and mutual benefitof the
State and the Country”.
The governor said “All we need is yourunderstanding to kick-start the
business. I would advice the Company not towaste time and to take
advantage of the moment. So, we shall give you everyassistance you
need to make sure you start your business here in Imo State. ImoState
is one of the best places to do business now especially for
agriculture andPower Generation.”
The governor further stated, “When weassign to you the 10,000 acres of
land to do business, it means you are incontrol of everything that
happens in the land. For any amount of Power yougenerate for take-off,
we shall give you guarantee and there is nothing youwould ask, the
President and myself would not do for you to take-off”.
In his speech, President of Elion GlobalResources Mr Wenbiao said his
company would partner with the State on Power Generationand in the
development of the State’s Industrial Park and Agro-based Industries.
SamOnwuemeodo
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
PICTURE CAPTIONS
Governor Rochas Okorocha with Presidentof a Chinese Company, Elion
Global Resources, Mr. Wang Wenbiao (in a handshake)Secretary to the
Government of Imo State, Hon. Mark Uchendu (extreme right),Mr. XU
Weihui, CEO, Elion Global Resources (extreme left) when the
Chineseinvestors visited the governor weekend at the Government House
Owerri to sign aMemorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Power Generation.
Secretary to the Government of Imo State,Hon. Mark Uchendu and CEO of
Elion Global Resources, Mr. XU Weihui signing MoUon Power Generation
while Governor Rochas Okorocha and President of ElionGlobal Resources,
Mr. Wang Wenbiao watch, at the Government House Owerriweekend.

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