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At 39 years, Michael Okpara was the youngest Premier of Nigeria & the Eastern Region for six years & Igweọcha known as Port Harcourt was part of the Eastern region. He was responsible for setting up the Trans Amadi Industrial Area,
Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt& Enugwu Michelin Tyre Factory in Port Harcourt, Obudu Cattle Ranch, the Owerri shoe Industry, the Aba Textile Mill& Port Harcourt sea port expansion.

He did all these with No crude Oil revenue, but resources from palm oil, coal and limestone.
In Igweocha today's Port Harcourt, Dr. Michael Okpara’s visionary acumen blossomed in the establishment and development of a vast Trans Amadi Industrial Estate which, to this day, remains the heart beat and bulwark of industrial development in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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