Printing, Fashion and Textile Industry as Viable Tools for Bridging the Developmental Gap Between Nigeria and Its Contemporaries

  • Ibrahim Bukar Geidam Mai Idris Alooma Polytechnic Geidam, Yobe State
  • Dalhat Ibrahim Dept. of printing technology, Kano State Polytechnic
  • Abba Musa Yau Department of Fashion and Design
Keywords: printing, fashion, textile, industrialization and developmental gap.


The industrial sector remains a strong sector for nation economy be it developed or developing. It is a known fact that the economy of a nation will not grow fast without the inclusion of industrial sectors. It is impossible for any nation in the world to develop further without practicing industrialization. This industrialization has changed the way people live their life, and interact within the society. This paper is an attempt to look at the printing technology, fashion and textile industries as a viable tools for bridging the developmental gap. The paper concludes that to bridge developmental gap there is need for the government to embrace industrial sectors. This industrial sectors offered larger percentage of employment to the teeming youth across the country, and not only that, the sectors contribute immensely to the national GDP. It reduces the percentage rate of social vices such as thuggery and conflict. It also reduces the percentage rate of poverty level in the country. Again, the unemployment rate is always at decline level, it changes the living standard of the citizenry in the country and many positives changes. Various recommendations for bridging developmental gap were pointed out under recommendations.