Mr Olu Odun who is the President of the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN) urged Nigerians to help the development of the manufacturing sector and Nigeria’s economy by supporting made in Nigeria products.
Odun stated this at the Media Launch on Made in Nigeria goods in Abuja.
“When we buy made in Nigeria, we employ our youths, we also bring money into the country.”
“The economy recovery plan of the government will only be possible if the country’s citizens will buy what is produce in the country thereby keeping her worth.”
Okechukwu Enelamah who is the Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment stated that the importance of the campaign was to create the right environment that would encourage SMEs, reduce the cost of doing business as well as make local production affordable.
“This commitment has given born to SMEs clinic which entails taking services to the people.”
Aisha Abubakar who is the Minister for State Industry, Trade and Investment disclosed that the initiative was in line with the fundamental objectives of diversifying the economy from over dependence on oil export.
“This is expected to boost the Nigerian economy by reviving the local industries to produce good quality products of international standards that will be available and affordable.”
“We need to motivate our MSMEs and assist them become formidable brands and support those who are successful by utilising their products and celebrating them”.