Udenwa launches Imo online
AN online centre
which will showcase the business potentials of Imo State
was on Wednesday commissioned at the Alvan Ikoku College
of Education (AICE) in Owerri.
The N300 million project which will also be used for
pilot training was assisted by the World Bank.
At the commissioning of the centre, Governor Achike
Udenwa, represented by his deputy, Chief Ebere Udeagu,
said the centre would place the state in the super
Udenwa commended the efforts of the World Bank, the
representative of the Imo Trade Centre in the United
States, Chief Iyke Ibe and other top government
functionaries for translating the dream into reality.
Ibe said people from Imo and beyond would benefit
from the centre in terms of acquainting themselves with
the state's economic potentials. He commended Udenwa for
his interest in moving Imo State forward through
The World Bank analyst in the U.S, Mr. Godwin
Nwaogwugwu said the Imo online is based on three
mechanisms in the e-portal www.Imooline.org, which
according to him has already been registered in the U.S.
Others, he said, involved women empowerment IT centre
and a pilot centre to produce the manpower for local
He said opportunity would be given to first student
of AICE who successfully completes the graphic design at
The provost of the college, Professor Cletus
Uwazurike in his remarks commended the stakeholders for
locating the centre at the institution, promising that
it would be maintained and secured.