President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said that despite the challenging economic situation in 2019, Dangote cement was able to sustain 54,000 jobs in four African countries, where the company has its operations.
The countries are: Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal and South Africa.
The business mogul to shareholders at the Company’s 11th Annual General Meeting in Lagos that more jobs would be created as the company intensifies export of clinker to other neighboring countries from Nigeria.
He said: “According to our 2019 socioeconomic impact assessment study specifically on our operations in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal and South Africa, we sustained 54,005 jobs (direct, indirect and induced) in these four markets in the year under review.”
Dangote Group is the highest employer of labour in Nigeria, outside the Federal Government and with its Refinery project coming up, the company will have more than 100,000 Nigerians under his employment.
Source: APO News