Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has revealed how he became a billionaire at the age of 25 years.
Umahi revealed this while interacting with leadership of Abakpa main market in Abakaliki, NAN reports.
The governor in his statement revealed that he became a billionaire at the age of 25 as result of his hard work and commitment to duty, adding that he is a very rich person.
“I work very hard, I am not a poor person but a very, very rich person.
He also announced that the Abakpa market would now be designated and called Ebonyi Fruits and Vegetable Market.
“We presently have a special assistant on the market, the structures that are still strong are going to be renovated.
“The traders have two options: it is either you renovate it to our taste and become landlords or we do it on our own and you are no longer the landlord,” he added.
Umahi also announced that due to the intervention of CAN, the government had changed the date of the trader’s relocation to the state’s international market to Jan.10, 2020 instead of the original Oct.15, 2019.
He also ordered that some of the shops that were hitherto sealed in the market and re-opened be re-sealed due to the owners’ reluctance to withdraw their lawsuits against the government.
“The same applies to the such traders at the building materials market as we will enter into appearance with those who took us to court,” he added.