FG, Innoson partner to produce ventilators

FG, Innoson partner to produce ventilators

4/10/2020 2:35:00 PM

FG, Innoson partner to produce ventilators

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, said the federal government had opened discussions with Innoson Vehicles...

 The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, said the federal government had opened discussions with Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing Company and other key indigenous vehicle manufacturing companies with a view to producing ventilators in the country.

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This is even as the President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Engineer Mansur Ahmed, disclosed that manufacturers had increased Nigeria’s domestic production capacity for face masks from two million masks in February to 27 million now.

The minister, who updated journalists on #COVIDー19 pandemic and its implications for the manufacturing sector in Abuja, said the government received a proposal from Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company to produce ventilators and similar proposals had been submitted by other indigenous auto manufacturers and that the various proposals are being considered.

Read Also:COVID-19: Jack Ma donates 500 ventilators to Nigeria, others“We are also engaging our indigenous car manufacturers at this time to prepare them to tweak their operations to begin the manufacture of ‘Made in Nigeria’ ventilators – critical medical equipment in the fight against the virus,” he said.

The ministry had last month set up a committee on “the sustainable production and delivery of essential commodities” during the #COVIDー19 pandemic, amongst others.Adebayo said the ministry had been collaborating with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN); the Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA); Nigerian Traders Association (NANTS);and other relevant stakeholders to guarantee unhindered production of essential items like food, medical and pharmaceutical products.

The MAN President, Engineer Ahmed, said manufacturers had braced the lockdown to ensure uninterrupted production of essential goods, including supply of raw materials.

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At long last? Remains for us to make use of the product Tomorrow they will still say Igbos are not Blessing to Nigeria This is good and I may say FG is in right direction... Partnership with our local industries would drive our economy forward.. should in case of a world economy meltdown, we csan rise on our own very strong, providing for her citizens and can stand the western economies...

Better late than never. Where this COVIDIOT bashirahmad boy that have been saying shit about this. Na now this FG wake up. Good morning This is wonderful. I have earnestly been waiting for this. We have to encourage indigenous production of materials 🤸🤸🤸 i dont believe FG. hope its not audio okay ohh,let's watch n see!!! FG

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