The Dangote Tomato Processing manufacturing unit in Kadawa, Kura nearby authorities location of Kano country is to resume manufacturing in February.
The agency, which commenced manufacturing in Feb. 2016, had to suspend operation due to lack of sufficient uncooked substances.
The managing Director of the enterprise, Alh. Abdulkadir Kaita, disclosed this in an interview with the news business enterprise of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Kano.
He added that practise for production to renew changed into at a sophisticated degree.
Kaita stated that the corporation needed to droop manufacturing, while most of the tomato farms in about 5 states had been affected by a pest, which destroyed all of the tomato species.
“We anticipate that tomato farmers would have produced sufficient for the business enterprise to manner, consequently our choice to renew production in February,’’ he stated.
in line with him, many tomato farmers at the Kadawa, Kura, Garun-Malam and Hadeja-Jama’are irrigation websites are expected to supply enough for the business enterprise to technique.
“We intentionally determined to renew manufacturing in February because we don’t need to create shortage of the commodity.
“We need to make sure that there’s enough to system so that its price will not go up,” Kaita said.
He said that the employer which had the capability to technique forty vehicles or 1,2 hundred tonnes of fresh tomatoes per day, could quickly start recruitment of additional body of workers.
“All our trained staff are nonetheless with us and we’re paying them revenue but if there may be want to recruit additional staff, we are able to accomplish that to ensure powerful service delivery,’’ he said .
NAN remembers that a pest popularly known as “Tuta Absoluta’’ destroyed tomato farms in Kano, Jigawa, Plateau, Katsina and Kaduna states.