The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has recommended the Senate for the passage of the South East Growth Fee invoice.
DAILY POST had on Wednesday reported that the Senate handed the South East Growth Fee (Institution) Invoice 2018.
The proposed fee goals at enhancing the infrastructural growth of the South East zone, which is grappling with big ecological challenges.
It is usually seeks to behave as a catalyst for the event of the industrial potentials of the zone.
Ohanaeze’s deputy nationwide publicity secretary, Mazi Chuks Ibegbu, who spoke in an interview with DAILY POST on Thursday, harped on correct funding of the fee if signed into legislation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He mentioned, “Although, it’s a welcome growth, the funding side stays worrisome. The federal authorities has been funding related companies in different zones of the nation. We marvel why the company can be funded from the very restricted funds that accrue to the South East.
“Ohanaeze is looking for an modification of the invoice in order that the federal enter to the
company will likely be correctly captured.
“We commend our representatives on the Nationwide Meeting for his or her patriotism and energy within the passage of the invoice however urge them to not relaxation on their oars till the correct factor is completed.”