INDUSTRIALISTS URGED TO PRODUCE TO STANDARD

Industrialists in the State of Osun have been urged to produce to standard to make their products globally competitive.

This was stated by the Coordinating Director of Ministry of Industries, Commerce, Cooperatives and Empowerment, Mr. Abimbola Oso during a-day Industrial Business Clinic organised by the Ministry.

During his opening remarks, Mr. Abimbola said the main objective of the clinic was to discuss the challenges which industrialists in the state are facing and proffer necessary action plan to mitigate the challenges.

He reiterated the readiness of the State Government, under the leadership of the State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola to decisively address problems confronting industrialists in the state with a view to solving them and placing the state on the path of sustainable industrial development

Mr. Abimbola later advised the Industrialists to regularly intimate the Ministry of the challenges affecting the smooth operation of their businesses.

Speaking in the same vein, Mr. Badewole from the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) urged the participants present at the clinic to put into practice everything they had been told to ensure that the industrial sectors are performing well.

Industrialists at the clinic expressed their gratitude to the Ministry and the State Government for organising the programme. They called for Government patronage of their products and putting in place a fiscal and monetary measures that will enhance their operation.

Present at the event were the former Commissioner for Commerce, Mr. Jayeoba Alagbada, other Directors of the Ministry as well as heads of Federal Government Industrial Regulatory Agencies.