Check Out This Tannery In Kano State That Supplies Louis Vuitton!

February 24, 2016
Eleanor Whitehead, the West African correspondent for The Economist, who is currently in Nigeria shared this image on Twitter.

It is a photo of one of the few tanneries in Kano and their quality is so good that they supply Louis Vuitton!

The tannery is owned by an Igbo businessman. His name is Chief Koffy Ndubuisi Udeagha.

Though we’re impressed that a local company supplies such an important fashion house, we still wonder why we can’t export our locally made shoes and other leather products?

We’re sure that the prices these processed leather materials are sold to Louis Vuitton are nowhere near how much they sell their finished designer bags and shoes.
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