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Vanguard reported that, As part of its expansion plan in African countries, Dangote Cement Plc will next week Thursday commission its 2.5 million mtpa cement plant in Ethiopia, as the company inches towards the mark of 40 million mtpa total production capacity globally before year end.
Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Mr. Haile Desalegne, is expected to perform the opening ceremony at an event that will be graced by top members of Nigeria business community.
A statement from the Dangote Group indicated that the government and people of Ethiopia are excited about the timely completion of the project and the economic prospects of having such a huge company in that area of the country.
An invitation letter sent by the Dangote Cement to the Chief Executive Officer of one of the commercial banks showed that Nigerian guests would be flown to Ethiopia next week Wednesday, June 3, to witness the June 5 event and would be brought back to Nigeria on Friday, June 6.
The plant said, to be the single largest invest-ment by an African, will be the fifth in the series of the offshore plants of the company that have rolled out cement within the last one year in the African continent, coming after Senegal, Cameroon, South Africa and Zambia.
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