Dangote Group’s Executive Director , Engr. Mansur Ahmed has assured Nigerians that the upcoming Dangote Petroleum Refinery will help address the perennial fuel crisis in the country.
Ahmed who is also the President of Manufacturing Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the refinery, which is due to commence operation later in the year will also impact positively on the Nigerian economy, as it will help conserve foreign exchange and create job opportunities.
He said the anticipated positive impacts will be monumental and unprecedented in the history of Nigeria.
Ahmed who was speaking at the Dangote Special Day at the ongoing 43rd Kaduna International Trade Fair said the President of Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote is passionate and desirous of changing the trajectory of the African economy through industrialization.
The Group Executive Director also used the opportunity of his tour of pavilions to officially present Dangote Fertiliser to the Kaduna market and public.
He enlightened the people on how the new product can help address the problems associated with farming in Nigeria.
Ahmed commended the organisers of the trade fair, the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) for a successful outing.
The Dangote Industries Limited is the major sponsor of the ongoing 43rd Kaduna International Trade Fair with the theme: “Re-strategizing Nigerian economy for Global Competitiveness.”
Also speaking, the President of KADCCIMA Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu described the partnership with Dangote as very important for deepening commercial activities in the country.
He said the support of the Dangote Group towards the success of the Fair cannot be quantified.
The Group General Manager of Dangote Group, Bello Dan-Musa said the company will not rest on its oars in its quest to achieve a better society through its numerous philanthropic strides, being represented by its Corporate Social Responsibility schemes and the Aliko Dangote Foundation.
Representatives of the various Business Units of the Dangote Group also spoke on the company’s products.
They are Alhaji Abdulsalam Waya, Dangote Sugar, Alhaji Ahmed Tijana, Dangote Cement, Mr. Isaac Oladele, Dangote Fertiliser and Mr. Ifeanyi Tobi, Dangote Salt