With approximately 178 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world.
It is also Dangote Cement’s home market, where manufacturing operations commenced in 2007. Dangote Cement operates three manufacturing plants in Obajana, Ibese and Gboko, with longer-term plans to expand its capacity across two sites at Itori and Okpella.
West and Central Africa is increasingly identified as an attractive destination for investors. The impact of infrastructure development will have on the growth of the region and its people are enormous.
South and East Africa is a multi-ethnic society encompassing a wide variety of cultures, languages and religions. Investment in infrastructure must be a priority if it is to achieve double-digit economic growth.