Sokoto Nov. 2, 2023: One of the Nigeria’s leading cement providers, BUA, has revealed its plan to inaugurate a new cement plant in Sokoto State by January 2024.
Mr Abdulsamad Rabiu, the Chairman of BUA Group, made this announcement during his visit to Gov. Ahmad Aliyu in Sokoto on Wednesday.
Rabiu shared that the company is diligently working to ensure the new plant, currently under construction in Sokoto, will be ready for the inauguration.
He informed the governor that during his meeting with President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday in Abuja, “I personally apprised him of our company’s intention to inaugurate our new plant here in Sokoto by January 2024.
“Moreover, we extended an invitation for him to be our special guest at the inauguration,” he added.
The Chairman emphasised that BUA Cement in Sokoto remains the largest private enterprise with the highest workforce in the entire Northwest.
Rabiu, while expressing gratitude to the people of the state for providing a conducive business environment, congratulated Aliyu on his electoral victory and pledged the group’s unwavering support for his government.
He further assured that the company would remain committed to supporting the interests of the host communities in Sokoto through various social intervention initiatives.
In response, Aliyu commended BUA Group for its contributions to the state through its social responsibility programs and described the company’s efforts as remarkable.
The governor pledged continuous support from his administration to investors in the state.