From James Azania, Lokoja
The member representing the Ajaokuta Federal constituency at the National Assembly, Lawal Idrisu, has advocated vigorous expansion of Nigeria’s industrial base.
According to him, expanding the county’s industrial base is sure panecea to the dislocation caused by the Coronavirus pandemic being witnessed ow or any other occurrence that may result in global downturn.
The lawmaker asserted that with a strong industrial capacity, the economy can better withstand the likely devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic that is threatening the whole world.
Idrisu, who is also the chairman of the West African Ceramic Ltd, Ajaokuta, Kogi State, said this over the weekend while presenting food items to the fourteen wards in the local government, as part of the company’s support against the effects of the restriction of movement.
He said the gesture is to encourage them and give hope to members of its host community in this difficult period.