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Abia State Governor personally delivers Aba-made shoes to Obasanjo

Obinna Chukwuezie

Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday recieved the Aba-made shoes which he ordered recently from Aba. The shoes were delivered to him personally by the governor of Abia state himself, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.

15109366_1839600362964217_3633678524382694837_n-1After the delivery, the elated Okezie uploaded the photos of where Obasanjo was taking delivery of the shoes on his Facebook page and wrote:

“Two weeks ago, former Pres. Olusegun Obasanjo placed an order for made-in-Aba shoes…Yesterday, I personally delivered them to him…

#BuyMadeInAba
#BuyMadeInNigeria “

It would recalled that Obasanjo placed the order for the shoes during the 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, where he listenned to Okezie marketing Aba-made shoes passionately. Speaking as one of the panelist at the Forum, Obasanjo commended Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for promoting indigenous products. “Governor, I listened to you and I commend you for what you’re doing in Abia. Please keep doing what you’ve told us you’re doing,” he said.

It is not clear if the shoes were paid for given a compliments. We shall keep you updated as we get further information on the transaction…

 

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