FG Set To Revive Ailing Industries, Says Minister
The Federal Government has commenced the process of reviving moribund industries across the country.
The Minster of Industries, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, disclosed this when he led a Federal Government delegation on a courtesy visit to the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero on Tuesday.
Adebayo, represented by the ministry’s Director Planning, Alhaji Tijjani Babura, said the purpose of the visit to Kano was to inspect and assess the affected industries.
According to him, the team was not only in the state to assess the collapsed industries but also to see how those managing their operations despite economic challenges would be supported.
Adebayo said, “After the inspection, we are going to report whatever we have seen back to our leaders so that we can see how and where to intervene.”
According to him, the present regime is working assiduously to fine-tune modalities for addressing the challenges bedeviling collapsed industries in the country.
The minister said, “Industrial revival is a great pillar for creating job opportunities for the teeming youths in the country.”
In his remarks, the Emir said the visit was very timely in view of the status of Kano as the commercial hub of West Africa.
He urged the delegation to fast track their work so as to ensure speedy revival of the industries in Kano and the country in general.