The Ebonyi State Ministry of Lands and the German Environmental Sanitation Development Company are in discussions on modalities for the establishment of a new city to be known as Salt Lake City and the development of a piece of land belonging to the state government in Abuja.
Governor Umahi gave the directive when he granted audience to a team of management experts from the GES GMBH Development Company of Germany led by Mr. Adolf Wolfgang at Government House, Abakaliki on Monday.
A Press statement on Tuesday said the governor charged the Ministry of Lands to liaise with the German company to come up with the feasibility studies, the costing, designs and all the approvals needed for the Salt Lake City. He stated that the government was ready to pay the 25 percent equity contribution for the development of a proposed Salt Lake Complex in Abuja.
In his remark, the spokesperson for the GES GMBH Development Company of Germany, Mr. Chuks Ajunwa, said that the team was in the state to solicit the support and partnership of the state government for the establishment of a Medical City Project, the Salt Lake Complex and a new city to be known as Salt Lake City.