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Dangote sugar factory will generate 15,000 jobs in Jigawa

02/01/2014 19:01

The proposed Dangote Sugar factory in Jigawa will generate employment opportunities for no fewer than 15,000 people.


The Director-General, Jigawa State Advisory Council on Economic, Management and Investment Promotion, Dr Sagagi Muhammad, made this known in Dutse on Thursday.


Sagagi, who spoke at the Public and Private Dialogue on Investment Promotion and Facilitation, said the factory which would be established in 2015 in Kaugama Local Government.


The director-general said the sugar factory would process 5000 tonnes of sugar cane daily, adding that the factory would cover 20,000 hectares of land.


According to him, another firm, Three Brothers Rice Mill, situated in Hadejia Local Government, would employ over 800 people in the state, and will process 250,000 tonnes of rice daily.


He added that a construction company would build 500 houses in the state, comprising 200 units of two bedrooms and 300 units of three bedrooms.


Source - NAN




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