ACADEMIA-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP IN DEVELOPING THE BASIC METAL AND STEEL INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA

Prof Otoikhian Kevin Shegun and Agbodekhe B., Aluyor E.O.   (Published 2019)

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Abstract

The Nigerian basic metal and steel industry as we know it today is sickly. This paper seeks to
highlight the present day challenges of the industry and proffer solutions achievable via
academia-industry partnership and government playing its roles effectively. Information were
sourced through Oral interviews with key members of the industry, plant visits and literature
review. In this paper, a summary of the history of the Nigerian basic metal and steel industry
is provided, the major challenges of the industry such as government policies and difficulty to
access raw materials were highlighted, areas of industry – academia partnership which can
help to address some of these challenges and the need for government to play its roles
effectively are discussed. It is concluded that though the present state of the industry is a
sickly one, there is still hope for healing if we take active steps to cause a positive change.


Item Type: Journal article(non-copyrighted)
Format: PDF document,   1.36 MB
Copyright: Creative Commons LicenseCreative Commons license
Keywords: Steel, Industry, Academia, Partnership, Government.
Department: Chemical Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering- Chemical
Uploaded By: Agbodekhe Barnabas Philip
Date Added: 06 Sep 2019 6:56pm
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2019
Journal URL: https://www.edouniversity.edu.ng/oer/journal/academia-industry_partnership_in_developing_the_basic_metal_and_steel_industry_in_nigeria


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