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NIGERIA EMERGES AS AFRICA’S BIGGEST CEMENT MANUFACTURER

According to a Renaissance Capital research, Nigeria has become the largest cement manufacturer in Africa as a result of the growing demand and favourable government regulations in Nigeria. The research also stated the significant change in the Nigerian cement market  is driven by a viable environment and increased investment of aggressive economic growth. The current industry capacity surpassed the 20 metric tonnes per annum mark which is well above the 18.3 metric tonnes per annum South Africa is currently producing.

The report also revealed that Nigeria is now the 3rd largest cement manufacturer in the broader Middle East with Egypt and Saudi Arabia taking the lead.  Renaissance revealed that the largest cement producer in the country, Dangote Cement is the driving force behind the country’s cement success story.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

This is to inform the general public that the embassy will be closed on thursday, 25th may, 2017 to commemorate the ascension day 2017.

Therefore, on wednesday, 24th may, 2017 the embassy will be closed at 1p.m.

However, normal official work will resume on friday, 26th may, 2017.

Thank you.

Head of Chancery
For: Chargé D’affaires, A.I.

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