Dr ABC Orjiakor pays Gov. Ihedioha a Courtesy Visit

His Excellency, Governor Emeka Ihedioha, received the Executive Management team of Seplat Petroleum Development Company led by Dr ABC Orjiako and Mr. Austin Avuru at the Government House in Owerri.

The team seized the opportunity to brief the Governor on the activities of the company from the aggressively growing exploration and production of oil and gas to their community engagement scorecard.

Emphasis was made on the Annoh gas project which has the potential of producing over 300MMScf of gas, enough gas to firepower generation plant producing 3,000MW of power. The size of the project is such that the production of the Annoh gas field if used to generate power can generate the current national distribution capacity of just 2,980MW.

The project when completed will not only boost the IGR of Imo, it will unlock other opportunities in the areas of road networks, youth employment and development enhanced corporate social projects and power generation capacity to industrialize Imo state. These were also areas the Deputy Governor Gerald Irona, who was also present at the meeting, highlighted as critical sectors the government needed Seplat to focus their expertise. 

The Governor expressed his profound appreciation to Seplat and clamored for close ties and a mutually beneficial partnership as the present government pursues its strong stance on Ease of Doing Business vigorously. The Governor urged Seplat to have a stronger and more permanent presence in Imo and assured the company of Government assistance to enable them to build their operational headquarters in Owerri.