The leading aspirant for November 6 governorship election under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Ekwunife, April 5, 2021, attended the grand opening of BetFrancis Grills Hotel at Awka, Anambra state.
BetFrancis Grills Hotel was built by Prince Anze Nwankwo. Prince Nwankwo is a relation to Hon Princess Ebele Nwankwo-Anene.
Speaking at the occasion, Ekwunife commended Prince Nwankwo for the investment. She said she was present to support one of their own. Ekwunife noted that the investment was in tandem with her think home philosophy aimed to drive the local economy of the state.
Senator Ekwunife further stated that hospitality remains one sector with the capacity to drive the local economy. She said that the impact of the sector on the growth and development of the Nigerian economy cannot be overemphasized.
The Igbo-Ukwu born Senator however used the opportunity to urge her constituents to take advantage of the Federal government special intervention fund for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). She encouraged Ndi Anambra to apply, and urged those experiencing bottleneck to visit her campaign office for assistance. Ekwunife further noted that she wants to see more people bringing investment back home. She donated a big generator to help in the day-to-day operations of the hotel.
Meanwhile, the Chairman Senate Committee on Science and Technology on behalf of her family and the good people of Anambra Central Senatorial District, extended congratulations to the entire family Nwankwo family.
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