President Buhari has rated Dangote group of industries as Nigeria’s second largest employers of labour as he commissions Africa’s largest fertilizer plant in Lagos.
Buhari said Dangote group is second to federal government.
Buhari spoke on the issue on Tuesday in Lagos, while commissioning the $2.5 billion fertilizer plant built by Dangote group at Lekki Free Trade Zone.
The $2.5 billion plant located on a 500 hectare of land has installed capacity to produce three million tonnes of Urea and ammonia.
Buhari said the new plant has already started exporting its products to several countries, including Mexico, the US, India and Brazil.
According to the president, massive industrial complex of Dangote group has reaffirmed Nigeria a leader in Africa.