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If only industries could be provided with power, a lot of people will enjoy — Mrs Adebisi Kuforiji

Mrs Adebisi Kuforiji is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Hindle Plastics Limited, plastics manufacturing outfit b ased in Lagos. In this chat with Vanguard, the Abeokuta, Ogun State-born computer scientist-turned-manufacturer, speaks on how she ventured into manufacturing, the challenges, and says getting raw materials is very difficult despite the fact that Nigeria produces oil, their major source of raw materials. Excerpts:

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Economic summit: elephant goes into labour delivers a mouse – 2

We will deliver 10,000MW target, Fashola says.”PUNCH, April 2, 2016, p 8. That statement, already made stale by previous administrations, was uttered on April 1, 2016. Nigerians hope that in three years it would not turn out to be an April fool’s joke. For three weeks before the Minister of Power restated that pledge, power supply had averaged less than 2500MW and Nigerians had been treated to the same litany of familiar, and stale, excuses – vandalisation of pipelines, no gas supply, breakdown of systems etc. With all due respects to Fashola, one might ask where he had lived these past sixteen years.

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