Aba shoe factory rated best in Nigeria

 Sunny Nwankwo, Umuahia

THE Technical Partner of the Aba Automated Shoe Factory, Mr. Osaro Ekonweren has rated the Aba Automated Shoe Factory as the most modernised shoe producing machines in the country.

Ekonweren in an interview after the inauguration of the Mr. Mark Atasie-led board of the company by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu at the Government House, Umuahia, the State capital, yesterday, said that they were impressed by the creative ingenuity of workers at the shoe factory.

“We were amazed and impressed by what we saw on ground. Our group has been into shoe production in Nigeria for over a decade now and I must confess that the machines we saw there when we went on inspection cannot be found anywhere in the country.”

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Ekonweren said that at present, the factory has an installed capacity for the production of 5000 pairs of shoes every day which translates to about two million pairs of shoes annually; with facilities for expansion and assured that they plan to actually expand this capacity within the next one year.

He saluted the foresight of Governor Ikpeazu and confirmed that the factory will change the face of shoe production in Nigeria.

Also speaking, the Executive Director, Operations of the Factory, Mr. Chinenye Nwaogu said that with the new management structure in place, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sent a clear message that the factory will be run solely on a basis of professionalism inspired by commercial expediency.

He said that the 30 shoe makers who were sent to China by the governor for training on the use of machines in shoe production will form the initial technical staff of the factory while there will be huge emphasis on training for more operators.

Source: The Street Journal

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