Dangote Cement Awards Scholarships To 115 Students

Dangote Cement said it has awarded scholarships to 115 students in various institutions through its community youth empowerment scheme as part of its commitment to building the capacity of youths in communities.

The firm said in a stameny on Sunday that it had commenced the skill acquisition training of 30 others in tailoring and fashion designing coordinated by the Industrial Trust Fund.

Speaking at the opening of the empowerment training programme, Dangote Cement Ibese, Plant Director, Mr Azad Nawabuddin, stated that the company had made a lot of contributions to the socio-economic development of its neighbouring communities in the spheres of health.

Nawabuddin said, 215 youths across the 16 host communities which constitute Dangote’s key stakeholders have been trained and empowered in different skills since the commencement of operations in Ibese with significant impact on the local economy.

He urged the beneficiaries of the training programme to make good use of the chance.

According to the statement, the Area Manager ITF, Ogun State, MrsFunmi cooker, commended Dangote Cement for the gesture to train the youths.

She promised that the beneficiaries would get the best of training in tailoring and fashion designing which would serve as a source of livelihood for them.

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