RUYI GROUP VISITS GEOMETRIC POWER ABA IPP FOR ON-SITE ASSESSMENT OF POWER INFRASTRUCTURE

A delegation from Ruyi Group and the management of Enyimba Economic City Development Company Limited Aba IPP a facility of Geometric Power on a fact-finding mission.

Speaking during the visit, Mr Liming Sun the president of Ruyi Group stated that the availability of Power is very important in the investment decisions of Ruyi Group.

Prof Barth Nnaji, the Managing Director of Geometric Power who are strategic partners with Enyimba Economic City Development Company Limited on power stated that the Aba Integrated Power Project have 141MW completed power generation asset plus 47MW additional installation as well as 27 km dedicated gas pipeline infrastructure.

Prof Barth advised that as part of their partnership with Enyimba Economic City Development Company Limited, 2 feeders of 41MW each have been reserved for the first movers into the Economic City.

Speaking further, Prof Nnaji stated that Geometric Power has invested in over 140 kilometers of 33 kV /11 kV lines with fiber optic cable lines strung on the OHL poles for large data transmission and that the license for the facility covers the supply of Aba and its surrounding environment which consists of 9 local government out of the 17 in Abia State out of which Enyimba Economic City spans across 3 of the 9 local government areas.

The chairman of Geometric Power also said that the company has a current license to develop 1080MW of power plant in Oma adjoining the Enyimba Economic City in 2 phases of 540MW each.

Prof Barth pointed out that the supply to the South-East is currently less than 300MW which is a confirmation of the importance of their facilities to the South East.

Mr C Darl Uzu the Managing Director of Enyimba Economic City affirmed that with Geometric Power, he considers the Power Deal done while the plan for the first phase of development of the city is to build a 15km road network, an administrative office, a community center, a 50-room hotel and security surveillance facilities which is planned to commence in the first quarter of 2019.

Abia State Acting Governor, Ude Oko Chukwu, in his remark said that the state would partner Geometric Power Ltd, Enyimba Economic City Management and Ruyi Holding of China by offering every necessary support.

He told the Chinese investors that the state was profitable and safe to invest in, adding that the project would provide employment and business opportunities for the people.

President of Ruyi Group, Mr. Liming Sun, said the company has plans to invest a minimum amount of $2 billion in their factory project which will be sited in the Economic City.

 

 

RUYI GROUP VISITS THE SITE OF ENYIMBA ECONOMIC CITY

A delegation from Ruyi Group visited the project location of Enyimba Economic City on a fact-finding mission on Saturday April 24, 2018.

They were received by Mr C Darl Uzu the Managing Director of Enyimba Economic City Development Company Ltd (EECD) in company of other members of the EECD Team.

The visit highlighted the connection of the project site to the A3 Enugu – Port Harcourt expressway, the railway line and the gas aggregation facilities at Owaza.

Other places visited were the 2 water sources for the city at the Azumini River and Imo River axis.

The current location of the 33 kV /11 kV lines with fiber optic cable lines strung on the OHL poles for large data transmission from the Aba IPP facility to the site was also noted as it is just about 5 kilometers from the Economic City.

Ruyi Group is one of the largest garment production industry in the world and are in discussion with EECD to take 300 Hectares of Land for the development of their factory within the Enyimba Economic City.

 

Mr Liming Sun expressed satisfaction with what they saw and invited the EECD Team for a factory tour in China.

 

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ADVISORY BOARD MEETING

Meeting of the Advisory Board of Enyimba Economic City held in Lagos on Thursday April 12, 2018.

In attendance were Dr Pascal Dozie, Mr C Darl Uzu, Prof Bart Nnaji, Sen. Adolphus Wabara, Paul C. Ananaba SAN, Prof. Anya O. Anya amongst others.