… invites minister of trade, Mai Atafo, others
By Olayinka Ajayi
In a bid to improve the Nigerian Fashion Industry, Fashion Finest Africa FFA has put together master classes before the prestigious Epic Show tagged: ” How to transform from boutique to Mass Production.”
Fielding questions from news men, Yetty Ogunubi, FFA Director of Communication said: ” The master class will run for two days Wednesday, May 23,2018 and Thursday, May 24, 2018 at NEPC Training Facility, in Apapa, Lagos and will be facilitated by Jennifer Sutton and Mabel Doe.”
According to Yetty D: “The Epic Show will kick off on Friday with a Fashion conference where those who matter in the fashion industry will take on panel sessions. The conference themed; “Increasing Nigeria’s participation in the Global Garment Production industry” has Her Excellency Hajia Aisha Abubakar, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment as the Guest of Honour while Mallam Ismaila Zakari(ICAN President) would be speaking at the conference.
Jennifer Sutton Development Director, Fashion Enter/Capital UK will be discussing the British fashion industry and how Fashion Enter now successfully produces up to 10,000 units a week in a fully compliant factory, and how their practices and approaches can be executed in the Nigerian Garment/fashion industry.
Mabel Doe Technical consultant/Fashion Technologist an expert would also be speaking at the conference. Our Panel session includes Funmi Ajila -Ladipo (FADAN PRESIDENT), Engr. Chris Oputa (CEO Studio 24), Ohimai Atafo (CEO Mai Atafo) amongs others. Participants are encouraged to visitwww.fashionfinestafrica.com/conference to participate.”
You will recall that Fashions Finest Africa is a platform that assembles the very best fashion industry talents in Africa so as to showcase their cast and uniqueness with African touch.
According to Yetty D: “ We believe the best talent in Africa are still untapped and undiscovered, so we are bringing fashion ‘s finest to prove to the world that Africa is the destination and fashion finest is the hub of face of next generational trends.” Yetty reiterated.