N20billion machinery to produce 500tones of paper per day


By Charles Okonj

The Chairperson, Printing & Publishing Group of Lagos Chamber Of Commerce & Industry (LCCI), Princess Layo Okeowo, has stated that N20 billion processing equipment is capable of churning out 500 tonnes of paper per day.

Okeowo disclosed this at the Group’s Webinar, themed “Revitalising Nigerian Paper Industry: Challenges & Opportunities in South-Western, Nigeria.”

She said, “Investigation has shown that $10million (N4billion) worth of machinery can produce 100tones of paper per day while $50million (N20billion) worth of machinery can produce 500tones of paper per day which could be a good start to the bigger journey ahead. I will spare no word to let you know that, paper industry in Nigeria is a goldmine waiting for intelligent investors to explore.”

 

She noted that paper industry in Nigeria is a goldmine waiting for intelligent investors to explore, adding that the sector needs specific policy measures to reflate activities in the paper and allied…



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