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Dangote to invest $450 million in sugar production in Niger State
  • Post by Admin on sunday, March 05, 2015

Industrial giant, Dangote Group, is to invest over $450 million in the agricultural sector of Niger State. The amount is for the establishment of a sugar refinery in the state. The Managing Director of Dangote Sugar Refinery Company, Alhaji Abdullahi Sule, disclosed this   in Minna, the Niger State capital after a meeting with Governor Abubakar Sani Bello.

Sule who led a team of experts from Dangote Group to the meeting held at the Government House, Minna said the meeting was to brief the governor on the progress made so far on the proposed sugar and rice schemes to be sited in the state by the company.

He said sites for both the sugar cane plantation and the refinery have been identified while the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the state government, the community hosting the schemes and the group "is being perfected.

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