In the earlier hours of today the 11th of November, 2021, The Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Ahmed Lawan was in Abia State for the Commissioning of the Enyimba Automated Shoe Company(ENASCO) located at Obingwa, Abia state.
The factory has an installed capacity for the production of 5,000 pairs of shoes daily which translates to about 2 million pairs of shoes annually.
It will be recalled that about 30 shoemakers have been trained in China by the Governor on the use of machines in shoe production which will form the initial technical staff of the factory while there will be huge emphasis on training for more operators.
Senator Ahmed Lawan attended the grand civic reception in honour of Prince Paul Ikonne who is the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authourity ( NALDA).
During the reception, the Senate President was conferred on the chieftaincy title of “the Onyentukwasi Obi 1 of Aba” for an highly exemplary leadership qualities and meritorious service to Nigeria, by the Enyi 1 of Aba, HRH, Eze I. A. Ikonne.