By Vera Anyagafu
The Chairman Uzotex Group, Mr. Festus Mbisiogu has urged Nigerians to patronise goods manufactured in the country, saying that, it is one sure way towards growing the Nigeria economy.
Mbisiogu spoke during the Annual General Meeting of Uzotex group, made up of Blue Diamond Logistics, Shanghai Engineering Works & Industrial Limited, and Uzotex International Limited.
The AGM which took place at the Civil Construction and Aluminum operational base, Shanghai Engineering Works and Industrial Limited, here in Nigeria, was highly attended and it witnessed the recognition of the commitment to duty of staff and workers in different working capacities in the companies.
The AGM with the theme, “Performance Appraisal”, had the CEO Mr Uzoma Mbisiogu rewarding management and staff of the companies for hardwork.
He charged all to brace up for the challenges ahead, even as new products and brands manufactured by the companies await being introduced into the Nigeria market.
Awards both in cash and incentives were given to staff, who included Mr. Igwegbe Daniel Chima, Mr. Ifeanyi Duru among others.
He however declared new appointments to ease the operations of the group to achieve its targeted objectives.
All are expected to join in the realisation of the clear vision, mission and set objectives of the group by contributing their own quota to moving the group to an immutable height as well as to realise speedy global recognition.
“I urge and encourage Nigerians to patronise Nigeria products.
It is interesting to know that Uzotex Group source and manufacture it’s products in Nigeria. We can not overlook the multiple effects patronising home made products will have on our economy. Here at Uzotex Group alone, we have dependable products such as Supreme Tiger Brands, a building product of SEWIL Shanghai Engineering Works & Industrial Limited.
This product has displaced other imported brands in the market due to its high set production standard”, Mbisiogu said.