By: Muhammed Abubakr Garundole, Yobe
The Yobe Polythene Bag and Woven Sack Company in Potiskum that was grounded for years has been resuscitated by the Gov. Mai Mala Buni.
Yobe State Commissioner of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Alhaji Barma Shettima disclosed this on Thursday while inspecting facilities and equipment at the Damaturu site of the company.
He added that with the Intervention of Governor Mai Mala Buni, th company has now resumed full commercial production while expressing satisfaction with the level of operational performance of the resuscitated company.
The commissioner however commended the governor for his Intervention and commended efforts towards reviving dormant industries across the state.
According to him, the governor promised to restore all the state-owned industries and his intervention has reached other companies like Flour Mills Company, and Yobe Sahel Aluminium Company.
He also said the governor further approved for the release of funds for the resuscitation of Pole Production Company in Damaturu while expressing hope that the company would meet customers demand in the state and beyond.
The General Manager of the company, Alhaji Shuaibu Gadaka, said that the company has adequate manpower and sufficient raw materials to operate smoothly.
He said that the management has made all the necessary contacts towards marketing the products of the company to improve the Internally Generated Revenue of the state.