The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has congratulated Abia State lawmakers for being the primary state to cross a invoice to determine a diaspora fee.
Her congratulatory message was contained in a press release issued by Mr Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head, Media and Public Relations of NIDCOM on Tuesday.
The invoice was handed final Tuesday.
Dabiri-Erewa within the assertion, stated that Abia made historical past with the passage of a invoice for institution of the fee.
She expressed appreciation to Abia State Home of Meeting for passing the invoice, and described the state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu as diaspora-friendly.
She additionally lauded Dr Ngozi Ogbonna-Erondu, Particular Adviser to the Governor on Diaspora Issues and Particular Duties, for diligence and consistency in making certain the passage of the invoice.
She referred to as on different states to emulate Abia, hoping that the Diaspora Fee would offer a platform to faucet into huge sources in Abia indigenes within the Diaspora for the event of the state.
The invoice referred to as “Abians in Diaspora Fee and Different Issues Invoice, was sponsored by Dr Mike Ukoha, Minority Whip/Member representing Arochukwu Constituency.
The invoice, amongst others, seeks to determine the Abians in Diaspora Fee in an effort to monitor the welfare of Abia indigenes overseas.
The invoice can be anticipated to encourage Abia indigenes within the Diaspora in investments and growth alternatives in Abia and Nigeria basically.