Yesterday, Dangote Cement Plc announced donation of N100 million worth of cement to the Lagos State government to support the ongoing reconstruction process at the Abule-Ado area of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government of the state, which was affected by a pipeline explosion last weekend.
Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Aliko Dangote represented by the Independent Non-Executive Director of Dangote Cement Plc, Mr. Emmanuel Ikazoboh made the donation. during a visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Marina.
Mr. Ikazoboh, who on behalf of Dangote, commiserated with Governor Sanwo-Olu over the unfortunate incident caused by the gas explosion, said the Dangote Cement company “would be supporting the reconstruction of the Abule-Ado area with N100 million worth of cement”.
Governor Sanwo-Olu in his remarks appreciated the kind gesture of Dangote Plc. The governor said :
“We take seriously your level of support because there is a lot of reconstruction going on at Abule-Ado so that normalcy can be restored. We welcome all the support we have gotten.”
“I appreciate the Chairman who has said that the Group will continue to support us. On behalf of the Lagos State Government, we thank you for coming to commiserate with us, and for your gesture of support. We also thank all Lagosians and Nigerians who have been coming to support us”.