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Oyo, Ondo, Ogun top list of 10 growing states in industrial performance

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A data released by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has shown that Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Rivers, Kwara, Kogi, Lagos, Ogun and Kano are states with strong growth potential in the first quarter of 2019.

According to the data, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, and Ekiti recorded 80.1 points.

Rivers scored 72 points; Kwara and Kogi scored 69.9 points, while Lagos had 53.8 points, Ogun earned 53.5 points and Kano got 53.3 points.

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Kaduna fell below the 10 states with 49.9 points.

Others were: Edo/Delta zone that recorded 46.7 points, Apapa zone scored 40 points, Bauchi/Benue/Plateau had 39.8 points, Abuja gained 37.5 points, Imo had 35.7 points and Enugu/Anambra got 35 points.

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