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Dangote responds to plant ownership claims

13 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Dangote Industries Ltd (DIL), the parent organisation of Dangote Cement Plc (DCP), has issued a statement reiterating that it acquired the Obajana cement plant in Kogi State following due process, reports The Punch newspaper. The statement is in response to claims by the Kogi State government that Dangote could not prove it was the legal owner of the factory. The statement by DIL clarified that the plant and machinery were conceived, designed, procured, built, and paid for solely by D...

Dangote responds to Obajana plant closure

10 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Dangote Cement Plc wishes to enlighten stakeholders and the public on the recent shutdown at its Obajana Cement plant in Kogi State. Dangote Cement said, "thugs and local vigilantes from the State Government invaded and sealed the Obajana Cement plant [last Wednesday] over alleged claims of unpaid taxes and Kogi State Government purported equity interest in Dangote Cement PLC. This development led to several of our staff being harmed by these thugs and local vigilantes." Dango...