In Anambra State, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has set up a garment factory for the production of face masks and other protective gear.
The State Coordinator Kehinde Aremu of the NYSC said this during the presentation of sanitisers and washers to the state as part of corps members’ support in the fight against the Coronavirus on Monday.
According to him, the sanitizers and washers were made by the skill acquisition and entrepreneurial development programme (SAED), and was given to the State to show their support and gratitude for the states hospitality.
Aremu added that they would produce millions of facemasks if provided with materials and assistance.
He said, “We have set up garment factory at Mgbakwu, Awka North Local Government Area of the state to produce thousands of face masks in the first instance before venturing into other products, including corps members’ uniforms, using corps members and local materials.”