Manufacturing

Overview

The manufacturing sector in the State is gradually being revived with diverse investments in the automobiles, aluminum,  dairy, toiletries, petroleum and textiles sub sectors .  At the moment, there are about 80 manufacturing industries spread across 18 industrial layouts in the State.

The State Government is putting up measures to improve the performance of the sector. Necessary infrastructure that will support the sector are  being improved while relevant institutions are being strengthened to remove the bottlenecks that hamper the establishment and growth of industries.

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Opportunities

Kaduna’s proximity to the FCT, the Northwestern and North Central States creates a unique  opportunity for industrialists to benefit from a regional market of more than 70 million people. Manufacturing outfits have an easy access to abundant raw materials and manpower necessary for industrial growth.

Investments are welcomed in the following areas:

  • Automotive assembly
  • Food processing
  • Machinery and spare parts industries
  • Textiles industry
  • Cosmetics
  • Leather wares
  • Furniture and wood works
  • Pharmaceuticals , e.t.c