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Okorocha to establish Imo airline

Channels Television  
Updated March 27, 2012

The Imo state government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the business community of the Republic of Kosovo in Europe to partner in the establishment of the Imo state airline company.

Briefing Government House correspondents in Owerri the Imo state capital, the state governor, Rochas Okorocha said that his one week business and economic trip to Europe was basically to attract foreign investors to the state.

Mr Okorocha said that the imo state government has signed “a Memorandum of Understanding with the business community of the Republic of Kosovo majorly for the purpose of industrialization and the establishment of Imo state airlines” in Owerri.

He said that the multimillionaire investment project will signal the commencement of a viable and beneficial business relationship between Imo state and the Kosovo business community.

The governor also said that from the business trip, Imo state is expected to begin to unfold plans to develop various sectors of the economy such as agriculture, construction, tourism, commerce, and power generation through Independent Power Plant (IPP).