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Abia Ready For Showcase – Advisory Council Member Agu

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In response to his designation as part of the Abia Global Economic Advisory Council, Agu affirmed his preparedness, recognizing the significance of the role established by Governor Alex Otti.

Within the advisory council, his responsibility is centered on facilitating the influx of investments to the state and fostering external connections.

The appointment of Agu acknowledges his exemplary leadership and substantial contributions to the technology sector in Africa, accompanied by a considerable amount of goodwill and a broad network.

This appointment seamlessly aligns with the vision of the Abia State government, demonstrating its commitment to fostering economic growth and development by collaborating with influential business leaders nationally and globally across key sectors.

At the core of the council’s mission is the formulation of strategic economic policies, attraction of foreign direct investments, and the creation of a supportive ecosystem for businesses to thrive in Abia State, all underlined by a commitment to excellence and innovation.

According to the state government, the goal will be to open up Abia state for more economic opportunities and elevate the state to new heights of prosperity.

The council enjoys a stellar lineup of accomplished individuals.

Led by the Governor, other notable figures are Mrs Okonjo Iweala, Director General of the World Trade Centre and Prof Ben Oramah, President of Afrexim Bank including Mrs. Arunma Oteh, Co-Chair; His Highness Khaleefa Muhammad Sanusi II, Co-Chair; Mr. Bolaji Balogun, Co-Chair; Mr. Victor Onyenkpa, Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui Okauru, Mr. Chidi Ajaegbu; Mr. Uche Orji; Mrs. Ndidi Nwuneli, Mr. Chika Nwobi; Dr. Olugbenga Adesida; Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe; Mazi Clement Owunna, Dr. Uzodinma Iweala; Mrs. Ezinwa Okoroafor; Mazi Uzo Nwankwo; Mr. Chinedu Azodoh; Harvard Business School Prof Peter Tufano; Dr. Okonjo-Iweala, Honourary Advisor; and Dr. Benedict Oramah, – Honourary Advisor.

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On this appointment, Agu said: “I am honoured to be appointed to the Abia Global Economic Advisory Council. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the economic transformation of Abia State and by extension the eastern region, and to collaborate with other distinguished leaders to drive compelling and sustainable development.”

He stated that the pace-setting initiative by the Governor, Alex Otti, is highly welcomed and is part of the significant moves towards realizing Abia State’s economic potential “as the council’s mandate is to spearhead initiatives aimed at identifying, capitalizing on, and showcasing the state’s areas of comparative advantage”.

At the forefront of Technopreneurship and strategy, Agu, in his role as the founder and CEO of ActivEdge Technologies, a pan-African information technology company operating in numerous African countries, recognized for its commitment to innovation and cutting-edge solutions, brings a wealth of over two decades of experience to the Abia Global Economic Advisory Council.

With a track record of success as an entrepreneur, Agu has played pivotal roles in shaping the technology sector in Nigeria and across Africa, providing tailor-made services to companies in banking, oil & gas, manufacturing, public, and various other sectors.

Known for his frequent appearances as a guest speaker at international conferences and seminars, Agu’s leadership at ActivEdge Technologies is marked by numerous notable achievements, underpinned by the company’s reputation for delivering cutting-edge solutions.

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