Clothe Industry In Aba, Nigeria: An Expository Study

  • Ezinwa Vincent Chi General Studies Division Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Agbani, Enugu State
  • Ikechukwu Arinze Ernest General Studies Division Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Agbani, Enugu State

Abstract

After food and shelter, clothing is the next most important basic need of man. Kent in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria is the melting pot of clothe making, a hub of fashion, design and creativity. This is an expository investigation of the clothe industry in Kent in Aba, aimed at highlighting the industry and setting forth arguments concerning the industry. It adopted a participant observtion technique to garner information, based on which it discussed the current challenges faced by the industry and tried to proffer solutions for the way forward.
Keywords: Aba clothe making industry, Economic diversification, Economic self-reliance, Employment generation.

Author Biography

Ezinwa Vincent Chi, General Studies Division Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Agbani, Enugu State

CLOTHE INDUSTRY IN ABA, NIGERIA: AN
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Abstract
After food and shelter, clothing is the next most important basic need of man. Kent in Aba, Abia
State, Nigeria is the melting pot of clothe making, a hub of fashion, design and creativity. This is
an expository investigation of the clothe industry in Kent in Aba, aimed at highlighting the
industry and setting forth arguments concerning the industry. It adopted a participant observtion
technique to garner information, based on which it discussed the current challenges faced by the
industry and tried to proffer solutions for the way forward.
Keywords: Aba clothe making industry, Economic diversification, Economic self-reliance,
Employment generation.

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Published
2017-12-01