Our tremendous resource base, both human and material are eagerly waiting exploration exploitation, commitment and drive to ensure the emergence of a sustainable and viable economy so that our state will be solidly established and clearly noticed by discerning investors both domestic and foreign
— His Excellency, Gov. Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, MON, mni at the commissioning of the vinylon shoe factory
The Jigawa State Government has once again reiterated it’s committed to transform the economy into a viable and fiscally autonomous
Speaking recently at the commissioning of the Vinylon Footwear factory in Kijawal, Ringim LGA of Jigawa State, Governor Badaru Abubakar stated that its administration’s focus is to enact policies that will make the State attractive to investments.
Since assumption in May 2015 our unwavering commitment at repositioning our state to a more viable and self-sustaining fiscal status has remained steadfast. The socioeconomic position of our state at take-over and the ongoing macroeconomic instability only reinforced our collective determination and resolve as a people to pursue economic policies and strategies that will ensure the creation of a viable, fiscally independent and economically diversified state in the medium to the long term.
He urged other investors to emulate Vinylon Footwear Company by establishing their businesses in the State. Vinylon footwear Company, a
subsidiary of the Lee group has a production capacity of 20,000 footwear; this is expected to increase to 120,000 footwear upon completion
of the production lines.
In his speech, The Chairman of the company, Mr Sheau Fung Lee said the factory has provided job for 200 people and would employ up to 1500 at optimum capacity. He hinted the gathering that Jigawa tops the company’s agricultural diversification plans as manifested in the company’s 100,000MT p/a sugar factory underway in the Gagarawa axis of the State.