The President and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been conferred the highest civilian honour (the Commander of the National Order of Valour) in Cameroon. ayokinews.com reports
The honour was conferred on Mr. Aliko Dangote by the Cameroonian President, Paul Biya, for the humanitarian services and infrastructural developments done through the Dangote cement production business in the country.
President Biya commended Mr. Dangote for the good and impressive works he’s been doing thereby urging him to invest more in the Cameroonian manufacturing sector while reiterating his government’s support for a business thriving environment.
Speaking at the event Mr. Dangote said; “We have plans to expand our investment to other sectors beginning with oil and gas while our capacity in cement will be expanded.
“At the inception of our construction activities at the plant, we encountered several challenges, but the government stepped in and ensured that we overcame these initial problems. Also, the incentives by the government to investors are encouraging”.
Mr. Dangote also used the opportunity in appreciating the Cameroon government for the award conferred on him and also for the provision of enabling business policies.