Windfall for Guyuk and Lamurde Local Government of Adamawa State in North Eastern Nigeria as Three Million Metric Tones of Cement and Fifth Mega Watts Power Plant is Flowed to be Stabilized by BUA
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone- The disclosure ensued, when Abdul Samad Rabiu – the Chairman of BUA steered the BUA Cement Management team on a courtesy call to the Adamawa State Governor – Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in the Government House – Yola.
BUA Cement is one of West Africa’s largest cement corporations. And it has confirmed that, it is impose to stabilize a three million metric tones cement plant and fifty megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Eastern province of Nigeria.
Verbalize during the visit, Abdul Samad Rabiu stated introductory outcomes, exhibit that the two local governments of Guyuk and Lamurde are reputed to have good quality of limestone deposits and BUA Cement is ready to begin the venture in the state. He expanded that, the BUA will use modern technologies to merchandise power to the proposed cement plant and communities of Guyuk and Lamurde in extension to giving three thousand direct and five thousand indirect jobs.
The Chairman emphasized that, the Guyuk Cement Plant will be the major enterprise in the North East by BUA and pleaded for backing of Governor Umaru Fintiri to set up the factory in Guyuk. Rabiu noted, the firm made a conclusion to beginning its raw materials locally and it has subsidized billions of dollars in various sectors across Nigeria and therefore advised the state government to support BUA to actualize the Guyuk Cement project. In upswing, he honored the assurance of the governor within one year in office in many sectors of development despite the economic challenges in Adamawa.
Reacting, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri noted, his administration’s undertaking in inspecting local contents has begun resulting in results and thanked BUA for exhibiting attention in stabilizing the cement plant in Guyuk. He further ensured the management team of BUA that, government will make whatever is desired and deliver the essential assistance that will generate boosting environment so that the BUA Cement company in Guyuk will become a reality.
He also asserted willingness of the government to insure the enterprise once it is inaugurated and told them that, his government will maintain the good friendship with the company for the usefulness of the state.
BUA is Nigeria’s second largest Cement Producer by volume with cement plants in Sokoto and Edo States. The Company’s newest plant in Sokoto is anticipated to be functional in 2021. When completed, the Guyuk Cement Plant will bring BUA’s total capacity to 14million metric tones per annum.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent
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