Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote Group) is one of Africa’s largest industrial conglomerates. It is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with an annual group turnover in excess of US$4billion. It has been a key investor in the Nigerian economy. The Group’s interests include cement, sugar, salt and real estate, with new projects underway in the oil and gas, petrochemical, fertiliser and steel sectors of the economy.
The core business focus of the Group, which started operations in 1978, is to provide local, value-added products and services that meet the ‘basic needs’ of the populace. Through the construction and operation of large scale manufacturing facilities in Nigeria and across 17 other African countries, Dangote Group is focused on building local manufacturing capacity to generate employment, prevent capital flight and provide locally produced goods for the people.