A mega cement warehouse positioned on the Industrial Layout, Onitsha Road, Owerri, capital of Imo State, to serve corporate outfits and other people of the Southeast and different zones in the nation, was on Monday, opened for industrial use.
Present on the occasion had been the President, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, amongst others captains of business.Declaring the extremely fashionable warehouse open, Okorocha famous that Dangote had embrazed the enterprise world in many merchandise, praising the richest man in Africa for his excellent initiatives in empowering Nigerians and different nationals in the world of employment, via the institution of many industries and foundations.
Okorocha additionally urged him to companion with the federal government in establishing a gasoline plant in the state, and expressed pleasure that finally, Dangote’s presence was sited and felt in Imo.
Describing the enterprise mogul as a “bridge-builder”, the Imo State Governor, mentioned Dangote is humble, and a believer in one Nigeria with out desire to any explicit faith.
Okorocha mentioned: “The man Dangote is humble about his wealth. He does not show undue strength with his wealth.“Dangote Cement has sold more cement in Imo State than it has done in any other part of the Country because of the infrastructural revolution going on in the state. Imo State today is a new state. The wealth of Nigeria is in Imo untapped because of the presence of high quality gas in the State. And the gas-plant in the state is yet to function. I appeal that Alhaji Dangote would partner with the state in this regard.”
Speaking earlier, Dangote, who had paid a courtesy go to along with his entourage to the Government House, Owerri, disclosed that Imo State was one of many main markets of Dangote Cement and different merchandise of the Dangote Group.
He pressured that he was in the state primarily to open the warehouse for enterprise, and recommended Okorocha for facilitating infrastructural improvement in the state and Nigeria at massive, together with creating enabling surroundings for companies to thrive.