The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Power (ECCIMA) has hailed the Dangote Group for establishing cement plants across Africa, describing the conglomerate as an emerging global player from Africa.
President of ECCIMA Ugochukwu Chime spoke at the weekend during Dangote Group’s special day at the 27th Enugu International Trade Fair.
He hailed the group for operating in almost every sector of the economy while adding value to the growth of the economy.
Chime said more of Dangotes is what Nigeria needs to be an industrial giant globally, adding that the challenges facing the country presents opportunity to investors to do business in Nigeria.
He said: “Dangote Group has gone beyond being a Nigerian conglomerate to an African conglomerate operating in many countries across the continent. It has demystified the production process, perfected backward integration and in years to come will become a global player, deepening the creation of wealth and employment generation.”
Regional Sales Director, Southeast, Dangote Cement, Tunde Mabogunje, who led the Dangote Group team, said the group grew from a trading company to an integrated manufacturing conglomerate and succeeded in making Nigerian self-sufficient in goods that were imported in the past.