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Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 'Textile & Garment' Manufacturing Conference to hold July 1

Attend Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) 2016 first ever 'Textile and Garment Manufacturing Conference on Friday 1st July 2016 at the Eko Hotels & Suites Lagos.

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Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) 2016 announces her first ever edition of the 'Textile and Garment Manufacturing Conference' on Friday 1st July 2016 at the Eko Hotels & Suites Lagos.

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The conference set to open the 'Connecting Africa' themed fashion week set to hold on 2nd-3rd July 2016 aims to boost job creation in the Nigerian fashion industry as well as redefine textile and garment production processes in Nigeria.

Themed 'Making Nigeria the Fashion Production Hub of Africa' the conference will host fashion entrepreneurs, development finance institutions, and textile industry groups among others.

Confirmed speakers at the conference include Mrs. Aisha Abubakar, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment; Dr. Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State; Mr. Akintunde Oyebode, Executive Secretary, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund; Mrs Folake Oyemade, Managing Director of Sam and Sara and Mr. Dapo Adelegan, President, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce.

Other confirmed speakers at the conference includeMr. H. A. Kwajaffa, Director General, Nigeria Textile Garment and Tailoring Employers Association; Ms. Jennifer Anoyika, Director General, Nigerian-German Business Association; Miss Doris Onwugamba Managing Director, Manufacturing Resource Centre, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN); Dr. Peter Kondricz, Commercial Diplomat/First Secretary, Embassy of Hungary; Dr. Johannes Flosbach, Head of Performance Management Group, TGI Group, and Chioma Nwagboso, Advisor on Public Private Partnerships for GIZ (German International Cooperation).

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