Textile industry: Too many unfulfilled promises
Nigerians should have every reason to be tired of reports of every government’s move to revive the textile industry since 1999 when democracy returned with some promise.
FG partners Vietnam to revive cotton, textile industry
The Federal Government has disclosed plans to partner with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to revive cotton production and resuscitate the moribund textile and garment industry in Nigeria.
Workers protest government’s failure to revive textile industry
Textiles Workers at the weekend in Kaduna protested the non-resuscitation of collapsed textiles industry in the north and called on the 19 Northern Governors
Revamping the textile industry
However, the launch, not too long ago, of the National Policy on Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) as part of the National Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP), is a redeeming factor.
‘Why government should review textile industry’s revival strategy’
Worried about the yearly expenditure of $4 billion on imported textiles and readymade clothing, manufacturers in the nation’s textile industry have tasked the Federal Government to review the strategies deployed in reviving the sector in order to avoid recurring failed results.