Jonathan To Perform Ground Breaking Ceremony For N84B Cement Factory In Cross River

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President Jonathan
President Jonathan

The United Cement Company of Nigeria Limited (UniCem) has concluded arrangements to bring President Jonathan to Cross River state for the first time since his election to perform the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the company’s N84 billion, 2.5 metric tonnes cement production line.

The ceremony is expected to be performed on Tuesday, September 2 at Mfamosing, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State.

In a statement signed by the Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Olivier Lenoir, made available to newsmen in Calabar at the weekend, the company said “this historic event which will consolidate our position as Nigeria’s third largest cement producer will be performed by the President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

“UniCem is the leading manufacturer and supplier of cement in the South-south and South-east of Nigeria. The company’s product portfolio currently includes ‘UniCem CEM II 32,5R’ and ‘UniCem CEM II 42,5N’. UniCem’s products are designed to serve diverse range of customers, from block molders, home owners, builders and construction companies involved in small to mega and specialized projects. UniCem operates a state- of –the- art 2.5 million tonnes installed capacity plant at Mfamosing, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State, with an additional 2.5 million tonnes capacity line planned to commence production by 2016.

“The company is committed to corporate social responsibility, safety and the environment and has numerous initiatives for which it has received multiple recognitions at regional and national levels.”

Construction of the first 2.5 million tonnes per annum Greenfield cement plant at Mfamosing, which cost about N46.2 billion to complete started in May , 2005 and at completion it was inaugurated for production on May 12, 2009.

It is expected that this may be the first time President Jonathan will personally visit Cross River State having avoided the state since becoming President despite the fact that Senator Liyel Imoke was the Chairman, Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Organization in the South South.

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