A famous shoe manufacturer, Bata has staged a comeback in Nigeria as it launched a new factory worth N350 million in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to aid local production of footwears in Nigeria.
Business influx gathered that the manufacturer has employed artisans that have started manufacturing footwears that should soon hit the market.
The shoemaker that left Nigeria in the 80’s has returned to the most populous black action and is expected to generate employment for the teeming youth while the internally generated revenue would also witness a boost.
An executive of the company, Tobe Eze, who disclosed during the official visit of some officials of standard organization of Nigeria to the facility, explained that the brand returned to the country last April when it imported shoes.
“Everybody working here are all Nigerians. We have six people undergoing training as supervisors at the Bata factory. The return of Bata would improve the country’s economy. To have confidence to partner with us and come back is a good sign also for the country.
”Bata is known for quality and affordability,” he added.