Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Closure of textile companies, affects thousands of lives
Closure of textile companies, affects thousands of lives
May '10
Irate workers of closed textile companies in Kaduna State staged a peaceful demonstration under the aegis of Coalition of Closed Textiles Workers of Nigeria (CCTWN) as more than 1,775 textile workers in the state lost their lives due to the ongoing dire economic conditions.

Protestants demanded to the Federal Government, an urgent release of N 100 billion textile revival funds and re-commencement of the textile factories of the country.

Comrade Wordam Simidik, Chairman of the Coalition of Nigerian Closed Textiles Workers said that, the President of the country will be informed that, owing to over eight-years of closure of textile industries, more than 1,775 workers have lost their lives and other workers and their families fail to meet their social, economic and financial responsibilities.

The workers are unable to send their children to school as they have no money to pay the school fees, also, these crises have turned daughters and wives belonging to the worker's family in to beggars, he lamented, emphasizing that, the current situation is not bearable for long as the absence of daily wage, due to industry closure, has taken its toll on the lives of thousands of workers.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 26th Oct 2016

SGS develops 4C chemical management model for apparel

SGS, a leading inspection, auditing, certification, testing, and...

Textiles | On 26th Oct 2016

Platinum Equity acquires International Textile Group

International Textile Group (ITG) has been acquired by Platinum...

Textiles | On 26th Oct 2016

Whitehouse & URI Business Centre start RI textile network

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and the University of Rhode Island...

Interviews View All

Anshul Sood

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Kevin Nelson

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search