The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Wednesday made real his campaign that Nigerians should patronise made-in-Nigeria goods as he adorned himself with made-in-Aba attire Wednesday.
During the recent Made in Aba Trade Fair in Abuja, Saraki and a few of the senators who attended the fair, promised to advocate increased patronage of made-in-Nigeria goods as a show of patriotism, and to help encourage the country’s Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs).
According to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Bankole Omisore, Saraki also promised to champion a change in the Procurement Act of Nigeria, to give locally manufactured goods first option in the government procurement process.
The statement added that a motion to that effect had been moved and passed on the floor of the Senate. Read more