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Tidi, Amaju, Okumagba task SPDC, other investors to return to Warri

Dr.Michael Tidi, Chairman Warri South LGA

By Steve Seigha,  Warri

Chairman Warri South LGA, Dr. Michael Tidi, President NFF Mr. Pinnick Amaju, Chief Francis Okumagba and others have called Shell Petroleum Development Corporation (SPDC) and other investors to return to Warri to as Warri is peaceful and business friendly environment for investors.

In a one day 2nd Warri Economic Summit under the theme ‘‘ Warri Rocks’’ held in Warri yesterday, the council chairman Warri South Dr. Tidi in his welcome address Dr. Tidi  had expressed gratitude to God and both present and past governors of Delta state for making Warri a peaceful and investors friendly again .


He he urged SPDC and other multinationals to return to the oil city to join others  develop the economic life of Warri. He assured  investors  and other residents in  Warri of safety and protection of lives and property.

He commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s commitment in peace building and providing the enabling business friendly environment across the state.

President Nigerian football federation ( NFF) Mr. Amaju Pinnick and Chief Francis Okumagba both spoke in line with the Warri Council Chairman, assured of friendly business environment for investors in Warri.

Mr. Amaju said ‘‘ We made me, Warri conditioned me to be resilient and hardworking in all situations to come out victorious’’

Amaju, while giving a brief hint on his EFCC ordeal, he said ‘‘ Whatever you hear about my EFCC probe, I want to assure you, it is just political. I am hands are clean and I will not let you down. I am being prosecuted politically to give me a bad name. I thank the organizers of this event and prayed to God to give them strength and understanding.’’

Chief Francis Okumagba, a  motivational wealth speaker  told the audience ’’ Wealth is on the street of everywhere in Warri. But we do not know how to go about it, waiting for huge capital to start a business. You must create wealth in your mind first and take the right decision to go about it. Your mindset is your wealth and poverty.  You must start a little business from somewhere. Your University degrees should not deceive you to pick up a little business of your own to be self-reliant to create wealth for yourself and others.’’ He said.


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