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Textile and fashion production skills for sustainable development in the Niger Delta

U Ekpe, G Nnochiri


Nigeria is a country with abundant wealth in human, cultural and natural resources. It is one country noted for its people’s penchant for textiles, fashion and style. On the basis of Nigeria’s rich, vibrant and viable traditional textile and fashion industry vis-à-vis the need to keep Niger Delta youths out of violence, this paper this paper argues that imparting former militants with skills and techniques in textile design and production is a sustainable way to develop the region by keeping the youths fruitfully and economically engaged.

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