Umar appointed new MD of AshakaCem

Umar appointed new MD of AshakaCem
Published: 25 April 2016


AshakaCem, a subsidiary of Lafarge Africa and member of the LafargeHolcim group, has appointed Alhaji Rabiu Abdullahi Umar as its new Managing Director.

In a statement released on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, AshakaCem said Umar was appointed to succeed Leonard Palka, a Polish national, who has resigned from the company.

Based in Gombe State, AshakaCem is one of the four cement companies controlled by Lafarge Africa in Nigeria.

Formerly known as Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc, the corporate name was changed to Lafarge Africa Plc in 2014.