Investment: Anambrans in Cote d`Ivoire seek conducive environment
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Investment: Anambrans in Cote d`Ivoire seek conducive environment

Anambra indigenes residents in Cote d`Ivoire have called on the state government to create an enabling environment that would attract people in the Diaspora to invest at home.

They also said that Anambra people in the Diaspora were eager to invest in the state to boost its economy.

Nze Chiadi Chinazo, Vice-President of Anambra State Union (ASU) in Cote d`Ivoire, told newsmen on Sunday in Abidjan that Anambra indigenes hitching to invest at home.

According to Chinazo, Anambra indigenes abroad want to come home and invest.

“In particular, we are interested in real estate, Information Communication Technology (ICT) and other areas that will create employment,

“We want the state government to improve on security, good roads and electricity.

“With electricity and security, our people in diaspora will return en masse to do massive investments at home.

“We are aware that Gov. Chukwuma Soludo has been working hard on security, but we still appeal for improvement,’` he said.

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Chinazo, also the President of Aguata Local Government Meeting in Cote d`Ivoire, suggested the government should install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in black spots in the state.

“I believe that the installation of CCTV cameras in strategic places in our state will assist in checking crime. This system is working in Cote d`Ivoire and I believe it will work in our state.”

On the Diaspora voting, Chinazo urged the federal government to implement the process without further delay.

According to him, diaspora voting would enable Nigerians living abroad to be part of the democratic process at home.

“We commend the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for creating the Diaspora Commission.

“Nigerians living abroad must be part of the voting process on Election Days,” he added.

ASU leader recalled that last week, Mali nationals in Cote d’Ivoire, voted in their country`s constitutional referendum.


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