A major milestone was achieved on June 21, 2018, with Ruyi Group signing an agreement as an anchor tenant in Enyimba Economic City, Mr C Darl Uzu signed on behalf of Enyimba Economic City Development Company Ltd (EECD) and Mr Liming Sun signed for Ruyi Group at the Corporate Head Office of Ruyi in Beijing, China.
Mr Liming Sun who is the president of Ruyi Group, acknowledged that the Nigerian delegation for the Signing of the agreement is the strongest Ruyi Group has ever received from Nigeria and thanked both the Federal Government of Nigeria and Abia State Government who are parties to the Development Company of the City for their support so far.
The Enyimba Economic City is being developed through a Public Private Partnership Initiative of Private Sector represented by Crown Realties Plc, Abia State and Federal Governments but will be driven by the Private sector.
Mr Sun stated that the 300 Hectares is for Ruyi to develop their largest garment and textile factory in Africa.
Mr Qiu the Chairman of Ruyi Group stated that Ruyi Group represents several companies and has partnership with many global leaders in texile, power and other sectors but their key experience is in textile manufacturing where they rated as the largest company in the world.
The Managing Director of EECD, Mr C Darl thanked the leadership of Ruyi Group while acknowledging that Enyimba Economic City Development Company Limited is also in advanced discussion with other anchors.
Several high profile representation from both the Federal Government, Abia State Government, Enyimba Economic City Development Company Limited and Shandong Ruyi Group witnessed the signing ceremony, including Aisha Abubakar , the Minister of State, Ministry of Trade Industries and Investment, His Excellency, Baba Ahmad Jidda, the Nigerian Ambassador to China – His Excellency, Baba, Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, the Economic Adviser to the President - Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, Mr Femi Edun, the Special Adviser to the Minister of Trade and Investment, His Excellency, Dr Victor Okezie Ikpeazu, the Executive Governor of Abia State, Dr Paschal Dozie Chairman of Geometric Power and MTN Nigeria, Prof Barth Nnaji, the Managing Director of Geometric Power, Mr Yafu Qiu, the Chairman of Ruyi Group, Mr Liming Sun, President of Ruyi Group, Mrs Li Aiying , Chairman of Ruyi Energy Group amongst many other individuals.