The Lagos State Government has signed a new deal with Dangote Cement Plc and Lafarge Cement WAPCO Plc to ensure undisrupted cement supplies to construction firms contracted to handle various infrastructure project which the state government is set to embark upon.
Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat revealed the details at a media briefing where he said the state government had started looking into cement mix as an alternative method in road construction.
Hamzat explained that Governor Babatunde Fashola had engaged both Dangote Cement Plc and Lafarge Cement WAPCO Plc to guarantee the stable supplies of cement to the state’s contractors, noting that the two cement producers had promised to meet the requirements of the state’s contractors.
He said: “We are looking into the use of concrete now that we have a lot of cement in the country. We have met Dangote and Lafarge to see how they can assist us with our contractors.” (Source: This Day)