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Textile workers seek support on local production of face masks

Textile workers seek support on local production of face masks

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In line with the Federal Government’s Executive Order for the patronage of locally produced goods, the National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN), has called on the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 and state governments to purchase made-in-Nigeria fabric face masks, hand sanitizers and other protective equipment. The workers said Nigeria, which has the capacity to produce locally made face masks and other protective devices, also called on the federal and state governments to look inwards in the procurement of these materials to curb the spread of COVID-19. President of NUTGTWN, John Adaji, said the industry with large number of its members in the informal sector, has the capacity to produce quality clothe face masks for the entire citize...