More Nigerians will invest in meter manufacturing soon – Babatunde Fashola


He wrote: “3rd time African Female Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala, was our guest at Lagos House, Ikeja. Asisat is a sport ambassador of Lagos and we are proud of her achievements.”

The former Rivers Angels striker has been named best female footballer in Africa three times in the last four years.

Oshoala beat CSKA Moscow winger Gabrielle Aboudi Onguene and UWC star Christina Kgatlana to win the much-coveted prize.

The minister said that Nigeria meter journey from 1950 showed that consumers depended on meters from foreign countries.

“We have seen Nigeria meter journey, the meter from 1950 to date, meters from Greece, Japan, Britain and China, this has shown that how our industry totally depends on meters from foreign countries.

“But now, we are beginning to see meters from local manufacturers like Mojec and Moman, that is a good place to be. At present we have over 100 million telephone subscribers in Nigeria, but let me ask you, how many telephones are made in Nigeria? We spent millions of naira to buy telephone from China and still we will go back and borrow money from China.


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