Dangote reopens Sugar Company in Adamawa, apologises for misunderstanding
Aug 10, 2017 Business 0 1857 By Abdulkerimu Oare
- Savannah Sugar Company reopens after a month.
- Rehires casual staff.
14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal;">The Management of Dangote Group's subsidiary Savannah Sugar Company in Adamawa have reopened for business after closing up a month ago. This announcement was made by the Group Managing Director, Sugar, Dangote Group, Abdullahi Sule at a joint briefing with representatives of the companyâ€™s host community at Gyawana in Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa.
Sule said â€œWe had a misunderstanding that led to closure of the company and God so kind we have resolved all the issues.
â€œWe have decided that we are going to work as a family to move this company forward.
â€œThe message here is that the Board, our Chairman. Alhaji Aliko Dangote, our leaders in this community are all working together to ensure the companyâ€™s progress and to enable it play its major role in Nigeria.
â€œToday, savannah is the only company that is producing sugar in the country and it has produced over 20,000 metric tonnes within the past 10 years,â€™â€™ he said.â€™
As the only major producers of sugar in the country, this news would come as a relieft not just for Dangote Group but for the whole of Nigeria.