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TIME TO LOOK FURTHER INWARDS FOR SURVIVAL — BOOSTING THE ECONOMY THROUGH THE POLICY ON NIGERIA MADE PRODUCTS

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BOOSTING THE ECONOMY THROUGH THE POLICY ON NIGERIA MADE PRODUCTS One of the commendable steps taken by the Muhammadu Buhari Administration is about boosting Nigeria’s economy through policies made in furtherance of the execution of the Presidential Executive Order dealing with utilization of local products and services with the inclusion of Nigerians in the productivity cycle and to enable them get preferential opportunities for jobs that would be created in the country.  At different times, TERRIFIC HEADLINES, a proponent of the MADE IN NIGERIA approach to further developing the economy has written on a number of issues adopted. Today, for the purpose of public enlightenment at this critical period in history, we publish some issues that could benefit Nigerians at home and abroad who have the opportunity of THE RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL .. Nigerians first, before foreigners. Mr. President has directed all Nigerian security agencies and hospitals to patronise locally textile companies for their uniforms, and has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPR) to ensure ministries, agencies and departments comply with the directive. Additionally, Buhari has reportedly directed other uniform services and hospitals to patronise the Nigerian Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) industries to grow the economy. https://terrificheadlines.com/president-buhari-takes-another-commendable-and-patriotic-step-towards-boosting-the-economy/ ”USE NIGERIAN; BUY NIGERIAN” — PMB  – ENCOURAGING MORE LOCAL INVESTMENTS –  GO FOR NIGERIAN GOODS AND SERVICES Photograph below is that of Michelle Obama.   She relishes wearing Adire (tie and dye)  dresses – a Nigerian textile — a resist-dyed cloth that has its origin in Abeokuta, Ogun State.  It is evident that home-grown solutions have to be adopted in evolving practical solutions that can address the innumerable issues plaguing Africa today.   That assertion was made not too long ago by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in far away Congo at the commissioning of the US$300 million Aliko Dangote’s Congo cement plant sometime last year. Two issues raced through my mind when the news of this event was to my attention  brought. The first is Nigeria’s potential, market, and huge human and material resources, as well as the legacies of resilience, irrepressible commitment to the pursuit of chosen goals by the ordinary Nigerian, and our ability to navigate difficult terrains of life. It wasn’t really the fact that the new plant that cost US$300m with a capacity to create about 1,000 jobs that fascinated me. What thrilled me was the fact that Nigerians appear to be…

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