Following the uproar that trailed a recent online report by an undercover journalist alleging ill treatment and enslavement of its Nigerian staff by the management of a Chinese company, Inner Galaxy Group, in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State, a public hearing was held on Tuesday at the Aguiyi Ironsi Conference Centre in Umuahia, Abia State by the members of the investigative panel set up by the State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu.
Following the report which emanated from a journalist known as Truthfully on the activities of a Chinese Company, Inner Galaxy Group in Abia and Edo State, the company has embarked on a facelift of the company.
Abia State Government has set up a 9-man Investigative Committee to look into the Operations Of The Inner Galaxy Steel Company, Ukwa West, with a view to ensuring compliance with relevant local and international laws.
Following an expose by a journalist on Twitter on the ill-treatment of Nigerian workers in Inner Steel Company, the Federal Competition, and Consumer Protection Commission visited the company location at Obehie, Ukwa West LGA, Abia State.
Following the review of the report of the fact finding team sent to Inner Galaxy Steel Company today, Thursday, 13th August, 2020, Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the setting up of a full investigative committee to look into the operations of the company