Nigerian business mogul, Aliko Dangote has told investors at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) holding at New York that his factories employ extensive use of robots to drive production.
The Africa’s richest man stated this in a room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC packed full with high level business leaders and international diplomats.
“Technology of course helps us a lot and our factories are state of the art with the use of robotics but we shouldn’t be overly tech oriented to create wealth” he said.
TheNewsGuru reports the Corporate Council for Africa invited the Africa’s richest man, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame to openly converse on Africa’s opportunities and challenges, and the ongoing movement to diversify African economies.
“Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture; Africa will become the food basket of the world.
“We should pray that oil prices remain low. This helps wean us off the dependency on revenues from petroleum.