His Excellency Prof Yemi Osinbajo the Vice President of Nigeria and His Excellency Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR and his counterpart from Edo State His Excellency Godwin Obaseki today attended the Grand commissioning & Ground-breaking ceremony of BUA Cement, Obu Cement factory in Okpella, Edo State. on the 29th August, 2017
The Cement factory, with a capacity of over 3 million to tonnes per annum is indeed one of the biggest in the country. The ground-breaking of an addional 3million tonnes factory in the same plant will make it an annual producer of over 6 million tonnes. The new factory will cost an estimated $300 Million.
The Chairman of BUA Group, Alhaji Abdussamad Isiaku Rabiu led the dignitaries and other important guests on a tour of the cement plant, and briefed them on the general production line in the factory as well as its overall activities.
The event was well attended by the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr Philip Shuaibu, former Governor of Edo Adams Oshiomole, Ministers of Trade & Investment and that of Agriculture, members of the Business Community from Kano State, members of the host community and other important guests.