One of the renowned business man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, has revealed that the new multibillion naira investment in the sugar sub-sector would help provide no fewer than 300,000 jobs in Nigeria.
According to a statement from the Corporate Communication Department of the company, the Group’s President, Aliko Dangote was quoted as saying that the company was providing fresh funds and thus expanding its operations in the sugar sub-sector.
Speaking at the Flag-off Ceremony of the 2022/2023 Crushing Season and Outgrower Scheme Awards in Numan, Adamawa State, Dangote said the opportunities would include both direct and indirect jobs.
In his words:
“We are making a 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 three hundred thousand jobs, direct and indirect, with positive multiplier effects on the economy nationwide.”