Ogun Reiterates Commitment To Push Adire Fabrics To Global Recognition - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Sunday, February 14, 2021

Ogun Reiterates Commitment To Push Adire Fabrics To Global Recognition

By Our Reporter
The Ogun State Government has again said that promotion and maintenance of Industrial production of Adire Textile for global recognition would be its priority.

The state government said opportunities in adire fabrics would harnessed and utilised to  contribute immensely to the State Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Technical Education, Prof. Joseph Odemuyiwa made this known during his assessment tour of the Heritage Apparels Vocational Center, in Abeokuta, the State capital

Odemuyiwa, through his Press Officer, Mrs. Busayo Malaolu, explained that  government is set to have a designed curriculum on demand driven trades in collaboration with the Industries to enable a good link between what is being taught and what is being done in the industries.

He stated that the essence of training was for the trainee to be self-reliant and employable  through government certification.

According to him, the certification will be recognised in any organisation or industry as well as  qualifies the trainee within and outside the State for employment.

He also affirmed that Heritage Apparels was due for government certification because its men, materials, modern machines and qualified trainers that can meet up with the global standards.

The  founder and Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Apparels, Ms Abisade Adenubi said she was working as a trained and qualified lawyer before she found her way into fashion business due to her passion for it .

She maintained that her motive was to train the young ones for a sustainable trade and to create employment through the vocational centre, noting that there is a need to ensure that young ones acquire the vocational skills needed to provide capacity building in the industry.

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