Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state is leading by example as he trying to promote entrepreneurship and patronage of locally made goods in the country. The Abia state governor who registered as a student at a footwear firm has now reportedly produced a pair of sandals since emerging as the southeastern state’s number one citizen in 2015. Ikpeazu said he has been going on only footwear and clothes made in Nigeria.
In an interview with journalists, the governor presented the pair of sandals in full happiness.
Information gathered is that Governor Ikpeazu had announced his enrollment in the academy in May. At the time of his enrollment, he had urged Nigerians to patronise made in Nigeria products as a way of boosting the economy. He had said since he came into power in 2015, he has been wearing only locally made footwear and clothes.