Dangote promises 300,000 new jobs in sugar firms

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An industrialist, Mr. Aliko Dangote, has disclosed plans to create 300,000 fresh jobs through his new multibillion naira investment in the sugar sub-sector.

A statement from the corporate communication department of Dangote Group quoted Dangote as saying that the company was providing fresh funds and expanding its operations in the sugar sub-sector.

According to the statement, Dangote spoke at the flag-off ceremony of the 2022/2023 Crushing Season and Out Grower Scheme Awards in Numan, Adamawa State.

He said the opportunities would include both direct and indirect jobs.

“We are making massive investment in Adamawa State through expansion of DSR Numan’s sugar refining capacity from 3000tcd to 6000tcd, 9800tcd, and to 15,000tcd. DSR will be able to create about 300,000 jobs, direct and indirect, with positive multiplier effects on the economy nationwide,” he said.

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