Dangote praises the Ibese community for their hospitality

Chairman and Managing Director of Dangote Cement Plc, Alhaji Aliko Dangote praised the people of Ibese in Ogun State for their hospitality and cooperation with the company.

He described Ibese as the most peaceful among the communities that host Dangote Cement Plc in Nigeria.

Dangote presented the commendation in a congratulatory message to the new Aboro of Ibese country, Oba Oluseyi Mulero Ilufemiloba Olokojobi III.

The goodwill message was delivered by a company delegation led by Plant Manager, Dangote Cement, Ibese, Mr. Azad Nawabuddin during a courtesy visit to the new traditional leader and the entire people of the Ibese land.

Responding, Oba Mulero appreciated Alhaji Dangote and the whole Dangote community for the honor bestowed on him and the Ibese land, expressing his joy for this gesture.

“I am very honored to receive this powerful entourage of Dangote Cement, Ibese in my palace today. I appreciate Dangote’s efforts in the host community no matter how small or small,” he said declared.

The monarch, in a statement signed by Yewa North Local Government Area Zonal Information Officer, Lateef Akintunde, stressed the need for the company to amicably resolve the ongoing legal fight between the community and the company amicably in a short time, stating that its people should not be afraid to negotiate so that peace reigns.

Other issues raised included the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the relocation of Oba Bamgbose Market from its current location to a more safe location, the need for clean water and good roads in Ibese among other issues, adding that Ibese deserves the best supplements for the value that Dangote Cement derives from the land.

A member of Aboro-in-Council, General Femi Dada, advocated on behalf of the community on safety and limestone blasting which is perennial with the community.

In his address, Nawabuddin assured the gathering that every issue raised would be critically considered.

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