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Dangote Cement inducts 81 trainees to boost employment

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Dangote Cement Plc says it has inducted 81 trainees in its Graduate Trainee Programme to boost employment in the country.

The company said the move underscored the company’s ongoing commitment to fostering employment opportunities within the country.

The company said the programme had seen the integration of numerous trainees across Dangote Cement’s operations throughout Africa

Dangote Cement also rewarded its outstanding staff with the Long Service Award’ and ‘Hall of Wall of Fame Employee Award’ for embracing the company’s core values of customer care, entrepreneurship, excellence, and leadership quality.

The staff members that were awarded with significant monetary value, has spent a minimum of five years in the employment of Dangote Cement.

Speaking at the event held at the weekend in Lagos to celebrate the long-service winners, Hall of Fame awardees, and graduate trainees, the Chairman of Dangote Cement, Aliko Dangote, said the event was to honour and appreciate “Our distinguished staff in the outgoing year of 2023.”

He said: “We are honouring some of our staff for their long service to the company. we are also celebrating our graduate trainees who are officially rounding up their induction program.”

He said: “We are celebrating them for the tremendous progress the company recorded in 2023 despite the harsh operating environment and economic turbulence, your resilience and tenacity ensured that we surmounted many obstacles to achieve goals.

“More importantly, I would like to thank all of you for your commitment and high performance. It is your commitment that has helped us to retain our position as the dominant player in the Cement sector in Nigeria, not only in Nigeria but in Africa.”

The chairman added, “We have remained Africa’s leading cement producer with 52 million metric tonnes capacity per annum across the continent. We also have plans underway to commission our Cote d’Ivoire plants and work has started for another six million tonnes in Itori, Ogun state.

“Through shared persistence, we have eliminated Nigerians’ independence on imported cement and transformed our nation into an exporter of cement to several neighbouring countries. This same development will be repeated in the energy sector as our petrochemical refinery becomes fully operational in the next few months, he said.



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