Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a former Nigerian President has unveiled a garment factory in partnership with a UK based Nigerian, Abisade Adenubi. The factory, located inside Obasanjo’s Presidential Library in Abeokuta will focus more on the production of Adire, a local fabric common among Egba people.
Obasanjo urged other entrepreneurs to emulate Adenubi, the young woman who has taken the initiative which he started to a greater height. The factory is named Heritage Apparels.
He said, “My advice for entrepreneurs is that they should come and learn from her and she will tell them the problems she encountered including the problem from convincing me to have what we have here today”.
Adenubi who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the factory told newsmen hat the factory would focus more on vocational training, textile production, garment making and tailoring generally.