Toba Owojaiye reporting
Vice President Kashim Shettima has officially inaugurated the Electric Meter Manufacturing Factory in Oraifite, Ekwusigo LGA, Anambra State.
The visionary project, spearheaded by Sir Emeka Offor, Chairman of Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC), marks a significant milestone as the first-of-its-kind facility in the region. Stanley Nkwocha reports on this historic event, emphasizing its alignment with the President’s agenda for local production and digitization.
Sir Emeka Offor, renowned as a Nigerian oil magnate, philanthropist, and entrepreneur, has diversified his portfolio with this foray into the power sector. Formerly at the helm of Erhc Energy Inc and currently serving as the CEO of Chrome Group, a prominent West African oil and gas conglomerate, Offor’s latest venture showcases his commitment to advancing vital sectors of the nation’s economy.
TruthLive News gathered that the Electric Meter Manufacturing Factory is poised to contribute significantly to the country’s technological landscape, supporting the President’s drive for self-sufficiency and modernization.
As Nigeria strives for enhanced infrastructure and reduced reliance on imports, Offor’s initiative stands as a commendable example of private-sector leadership in aligning with national development goals. The inauguration of this state-of-the-art facility not only marks a boost for local production but also highlights the dynamic role entrepreneurs play in shaping the future of the power sector.