A tripartite deal is expected to be inked among state garment factory of Cross River Government, Nigerian Police and Peace Corps of Nigeria for production of their uniforms. This was announced by State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Rosemary Archibong.
The yet to be inaugurated garment factory is equipped with all the facilities to produce military and paramilitary uniforms. “We are happy that the Nigerian Police and the Peace Corps have indicated interest to sow their uniforms from the Cross River Garment Factory,’’ the Commissioner was quoted as saying.
The factory has been set up in the area to create employment opportunities for the youth as well as generate revenue through the sewing of customized clothes, military and paramilitary uniforms, informed the Commissioner, who further said that the factory would also design and produce costumes for the annual Calabar Carnival.