The Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri has reaffirmed government’s’ commitment to support BUA’s plans to set up its 3million metric tonnes cement plants in the State.
Governor Fintiri gave the reassurances during a courtesy visit to the Executive Chairman/CEO of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu at the BUA HQ in Lagos.
Abdul Samad Rabiu who received the Governor said that BUA is committed to its vision of unlocking opportunities and Industrializing Africa with Nigeria as the launching pad of that vision. He further added that preliminary work had begun in earnest on the new cement plant.
BUA had in July 2020 paid a visit to Governor Fintiri and later disclosed plans to build a 50 megawatts power plant and 3 million metric tonnes cement plant in Lamurde and Guyuk local governments in Adamawa State.
Fintiri, in his response assured the Chairman and management team of BUA that the state government would provide all the necessary support and make available whatever was needed to make the projects a reality.
BUA Cement which is Nigeria’s second-largest cement producer by volume with plants in Sokoto and Edo States, with the projects wants the boost the country’s power supply and increase the local production capacity for cement.