President Buhari declares Monday & Wednesday as “Made in Nigeria” dress days.
The Federal Government, FG, of Nigeria has declared Mondays and Wednesdays of every week, as “Made in Nigeria” outfit Days across the nation.
This declaration was enveloped in a letter dated April 4, 2017, addressed and sent to Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, who is the Executive Secretary of National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), via the Federal Ministry of Information & Culture.
Part of the letter reads:
“The Federal Executive Council (FEC), at its meeting of Wednesday, 1st February, 2017, has approved the adoption of Mondays and Wednesdays of every week as Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days as part of measures to uplift the nation’s culture and promote Made-in-Nigeria textile products”.
President Muhammadu Buhari further instructed that a presentation on the “Made in Nigeria” Campaign should be made to the National Economic Council in order to secure the adoption of the policy by State Governments.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, followed-up the letter, by ask the Management of NICO to provide a comprehensive proposal on how to effectively promote and implement the policy in a way that would encourage and make all Nigerians to conveniently obey the “Made in Nigeria” Dress code.
In reaction to the Federal Government’s approval for “Made in Nigeria” Dress Days, Ayakoroma, claimed that for him personally, it was one major breakthrough so far recorded by his managment in the Institute.