Mrs. Aisha Abubakar, minister of state for industry, trade and investment has stated that president Buhari’s administration supports the textile industry in creating jobs to reduce poverty in the country. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on
Aisha stated this at the ongoing Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) which kicked off July 1 with its inaugural edition of AFWN Textile & Garment Manufacturing Conference at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos.
The theme of AFWN Textile & Garment Manufacturing Conference was Making Nigeria the Fashion Production Hub of Africa and its aim is to redefine textile and garment production processes in Nigeria and its entire value chain in order to boost job creation and a future of shared prosperity for Nigerians.
Dignitaries in attendance include; Dr. Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State;
Mr. Akintunde Oyebode, Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund;
Mrs Folake Oyemade, Managing Director of Sam and Sara;
Mr. Dapo Adelegan, President, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce;
Mr. H. A. Kwajaffa, Director General, Nigeria Textile Garment and Tailoring Employers Association;
Ms. Jennifer Anoyika, Director General, Nigerian-German Business Association; Miss Doris
Onwugamba Managing Director, Manufacturing Resource Centre, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN);
Dr. Peter Kondricz, Commercial Diplomat/First Secretary, Embassy of Hungary;
Dr. Johannes Flosbach, Head of Performance Management Group, TGI Group, and Chioma Nwagboso, Advisor on Public Private Partnerships for GIZ (German International Cooperation).