Manager receives commendation as DG visits NYSC garment factory

Manager receives commendation as DG visits NYSC garment factory

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has expressed satisfaction with the progress made by the agency’s  garment factory.

The Director-General stated this when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC garment factory at Mgbaku, Anambra State, Southeast, Nigeria.

Ibrahim particularly commended the Factory Manager, Mr Joshua Onifade for his managerial acumen, and urged him and the rest of the workforce to sustain their level of commitment.

While conducting the Director-General around the factory, the Manager briefed him about the measures taken by the Management towards optimising its operations, including the provision of 36 new industrial sewing machines.

He said that the factory had refurbished ten old industrial sewing machines, thereby increasing the number of functional ones to 46.

He thanked the Director-General for the provision of a 20KVA sound proof generator to power the equipment, adding that through his own initiative, the factory has been connected to the National grid.

The Manager further stated that with the steps taken by the Director-General to re-energize the factory, it now makes daily production of 223 sets of kits comprising khaki suit, P.


shorts and plain vests, adding that he was determined to double the output.

He requested Management to provide screen printing machine to enable the factory resume mass production of crested vests.

Onifade noted that within the last one year, ten million naira had been remitted to the Federal Government’s coffers as a result of the improvements made in the factory.

The Manager disclosed that about 30 Corps members are engaged for sewing, adding that in a bid to maximise opportunities for the Corps members, a skill acquisition centre had been established within the facility.

According to him, the host community also benefitted as not less than 50 women are engaged in botton tackling.

The Director-General said that the Management would continue to support the growth of the factory in line with his policy on reinvigoration of the NYSC ventures.

Emmanuel Ukoh
Manager receives commendation as DG visits NYSC garment factory

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