Olu Odun, President of the Manufacturing Association of Nigeria, MAN, has urged Nigerians to patronise made in Nigeria goods to help develop the manufacturing sector and the economy.
Odun said this during a media launch on Made in Nigeria goods in Abuja. He added that it is important for Nigerians to make the economy grow by buying made in Nigeria products.
“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” he said
Recalled that the federal government, on Thursday launched Media campaign on Made in Nigeria goods.
Meanwhile, Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, at the launch noted that the whole 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”, he said
He added that government was also working hard to make funds available to SMEs.
“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.