Dangote Sugar Factory to create 15,000 Jobs in Jigawa

By The Citizen

The proposed Dangote Sugar factory in Jigawa will generate employment opportunities for no fewer than 15,000 people. The Director-General, Jigawa State Advisory Council on Economic, Management and Investment Promotion, Dr Sagagi Muhammad, made this known in Dutse on Thursday.

Sagagi, who spoke at the Public and Private Dialogue on Investment Promotion and Facilitation, said the factory which would be established in 2015 in Kaugama Local Government. The director-general said the sugar factory would process 5000 tonnes of sugar cane daily, adding that the factory would cover 20,000 hectares of land.