Dangote Cement spends N4bn on community projects

Dangote Cement Plc has committed about N4.38bn into various infrastructural projects as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for its 14 host communities in Yewa land in Ogun state.

A statement emailed on Sunday by a media relations official of Dangote Industries Limited, Francis Arowole-Browne, said this was disclosed by the company’s Head, External Relations, Joseph Alabi.

Alabi said since the inauguration of Dangote Cement in Ibese eight years ago, the company had executed capital projects to the tune of N4.38bn.

He itemized the projects as 40 classrooms, three health centres, 22 boreholes and three transformers totalling N4.1bn.

According to him, various on-going projects including 18 classrooms, four roads, one borehole, one health centre, and five transformers were estimated at N278m.

Alabi stated that 635 youths from the communities had benefited from the company’s annual scholarship award while 20 youths had been sent to Dangote Academy in Obajana for training in various endeavours.

While assuring that the company would continue to provide the necessary corporate social projects to make life easier for the host communities, he urged the people to continue to provide the enabling peaceful atmosphere.


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