FG, MAN To Host 3-day National Manufacturing Policy Summit

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The federal government, in collaboration with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), is organising a three-day national manufacturing policy summit scheduled for July 2-4, 2024.
According to a statement by the spokesman of the vice president, Stanley Nkwocha, the summit with the theme, “Rethinking Manufacturing,” will be held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is expected to attend the event as the Special Guest of Honour will also declare the summit open.

The President will also reinstate the administration’s commitment to industrial growth and economic diversification.

The Office of the Vice President, the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) and other partners will play key roles in the summit to bring together stakeholders from Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), multilateral partners, regional institutions, and industry leaders to forge a new path for Nigeria’s manufacturing sector.

According to the director general of MAN, Segun Ajayi-Kadir, “the Summit will focus on discussions on overcoming the binding constraints that limit the performance of the manufacturing sector, enhancing supply chain resilience, leveraging technology, and generally fostering a conducive business environment to drive the growth of the sector.”

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