Abia State government says that Golden Guinea Breweries in Umuahia and producers of Golden Guinea beer, Malt, Eagle Stout or Bergedoff Beer is back after more than 17 years and would be available in Nigeria beer parlours in the next two weeks.
The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu broke the cheering news after visiting the company in line with the internal review and monitoring agenda.
of the Governor Ikpeazu-led administration in the State. According to the Commissioner he was there to “see how far the work has gone at the facility and was pleasantly surprised when we were offered glasses of freshly brewed Golden Guinea Beer straight from the brewing tanks of the new look automated plant”.
Chief Okiyi Kalu said the Ikpeazu-led administration is determined to support private sector organizations to create as much jobs as possible in the State to take care of the current and future employment needs of graduates of Abia State. He equally used the opportunity to inform that Aba Automated Shoe Factory and NIBRA LEATHER CITY would open later this year to further the job creation agenda adding that government is pursuing vigorously the realization of the Enyimba Economic City, which would provide more than 700 thousand jobs in the State.
It could be recalled that in the course of the 2019 governorship election campaigns, Dr. Ikpeazu assured Abia people that, against the thinking of some opposition who termed the company moribund, with the extent of work already done at the industrial facility, he expected them to drink the Golden Guinea beer before May 29, 2019.