Photos: Obasanjo Excitedly Rocks His Made-in-Aba Shoes Delivered to Him By Abia Governor, Ikpeazu


Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, has delivered pairs of made-in-Aba shoes to former President, Olusegun Obasanjo as part of the governor’s campaign to market goods produced in Aba.

Delivering the shoes to Chief Obasanjo at his Abeokuta, Hilltop Mansion home, Governor Ikpeazu said: “Sir, you made an order for made-in-Aba shoes through me when we met last in Lagos two weeks ago. I am here today to deliver the shoes to you.

“These shoes, including the one I am wearing are made by our people in Aba. We want you to wear them and tell others about them. As promoters of made-in-Aba products, we have taken it upon ourselves to promote made-in-Aba goods by wearing them and by  telling others about them.”

Receiving the shoes, an elated General Obasanjo said: “Governor, I can’t thank you enough, and through you, I can thank my brothers and  sisters who have decided to adorn me with these wonderful, classy and classic shoes made in our land by our own people.For me, this is very significant in many ways.