The Federal Executive has introduced a contemporary garment manufacturing facility to provide uniforms for the defense force and different safety companies within the nation.
That is to verify standardisation and guard towards the misuse of army and safety uniforms via impostors and criminals in Nigeria.
Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Family members of the Ministry of Inside, made this identified in a commentary on Sunday in Abuja.
He stated the launching of the garment manufacturing facility, which used to be tagged, DICON-SUR Company Wears Nigeria Restricted, used to be held on the Defence Industries Company of Nigeria (DICON) at Kakuri, Kaduna.
Manga quoted President Muhammadu Buhari talking on the instance as pronouncing that the safety of lives and assets of Nigerians and the integrity of the country’s territory had been crucial to the current management.
Buhari stated: “This tournament is a transparent demonstration of the resolution of my executive to inspire Public Personal Partnership via overseas direct funding into the Nigerian economic system”.
The President, who used to be represented via the Minister of Inside, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, stated the garment manufacturing facility used to be being introduced in reputation of the dire want of Nigeria for a contemporary garment manufacturing facility to provide befitting uniforms for the Armed Forces and different safety companies.
He reiterated the management’s unravel to maintain all sorts of crime and criminal activity within the nation.
“We’ve got a zero-tolerance coverage in opposition to bandits, insurgents, kidnappers and different criminals.
” All the defense force, safety companies and different sources at our disposal will likely be deployed to stay the folks secure and the rustic protected,” he stated.
Buhari referred to as at the army and all safety companies to hurry up the continued counter-insurgency operation within the nation to ensure the safety of all electorate.
He recommended DICON to lift its recreation via being a frontline participant within the state of the art war generation, no longer simply to stay Nigeria secure however to make it a significant earner for the rustic.
The president additional stated that a part of the worth chain of the trade is the advent of extra 1,000 jobs when the manufacturing facility is absolutely operational in 2021.
He opined that for the reason that fundamental uncooked subject material for the manufacturing facility used to be clothes, the undertaking would additionally invigorate the textile trade within the catchment cotton-growing states like Kaduna, Bauchi, Gombe, Katsina amongst others.
Buhari expressed optimism that the ripple impact would catalyse commercial construction and task advent within the space.
Buhari stated that the manufacturing facility being introduced used to be a partnership between DICON and Sur Company Put on of Turkey.