By VICTOR AHIUMA-YOUNG
BENIN—GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, has appealed to the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to fast-track his planned fertilizer company in Agenebode for people of Edo State to feel the positive impact of the group.
In a congratulatory letter to Dangote, Oshiomhole re-assured that the government and people of Edo State would give the group the necessary support in addition to other measures already taken to see that the plant became a reality.
He said: “I congratulate you on the completion and commissioning of your six million metric tons per annum cement factory at Ibese, Ogun State. We join other Nigerians to salute the sterling vision and unflinching commitment to development, which you have demonstrated in the execution of this gigantic project.
“I am particularly pleased and excited by the potential multiplier effect of this investment on the economy especially the employment of graduate professionals and the empowerment of several ancillary businesses.”