Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday inaugurated the first indigenous face mask manufacturing factory, O-Care Medical Face Mask Factory in Lagos.
The factory which is situated at Amuwo Odofin area is primed to produce 240,000 face masks daily.
The governor said that the manufacturing of the face masks attested to the “can-do” spirit of Nigerians, while commending the manufacturer for taking such laudable step.
He said that the production of the mask by a Nigerian company, Transgreen Nigeria Ltd. was a response to shortage of medical devices that trailed the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The governor said that his administration was committed to the project and that was why it sent delegates to the factory twice in the last two months since the idea started.
”This is a strategic production and we as a state government will be supporting it, it is a confirmation of what we stand for, creating a favourable atmosphere for business to do…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper