The Dangote conglomerate has revealed that diversification is centratl to its success story even as it gave hint on how businesses can thrive.
The President of the Dangote Group, Mr. Aliko Dangote who is also Africa’s richest person is currently championing the growth of entrepreneurship among the youth in the continent.
Adviser to Mr. Dangote, Engineer Joseph Makoju said at the just concluded conference of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) in Abuja that diversification and the deployment of state-of-the-art facilities helped to grow the Group’s vision.
The conference tagged: “Building a New Nigeria: Strategic Options and Policy Imperatives” was largely sponsored by the Dangote Group.
Chairman of the NIM’s Council, Professor Munzali Jibril commended Mr. Dangote for his sponsorship and unalloyed commitment to the Nigerian economy.
He said the Group has moved Nigerian economy from cement importer to exporter, while earning a huge foreign exchange for the country. .
Munzali expressed optimism that when the Dangote Refinery comes on stream in 2019, it would permanently put an end to the petroleum crisis faced by the country.