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IMG_5527: L-R: Head, Investor Relations, Dangote Cement Plc, Temilade Aduroja; Non-Executive Director, Dangote Cement Plc, Olakunle Alake; Independent Non-Executive Director, Dangote Cement Plc, Emmanuel Ikazoboh; Group Managing Director/CEO, Dangote Cement Plc, Arvind Pathak, and Ag. Group Chief Financial Officer, Dangote Cement Plc, Dr. Gbenga Fapohunda during the Dangote Cement Plc (DCP) Directors and Management non-deal roadshow at the London Stock Exchange with the Nigerian Exchange Limited, Debt Management Office officials and Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy

Air pollution has been identified as one of the greatest environmental risks to human health with far-reaching impacts owing to its spread over long distances. In fact, it is estimated that no fewer than seven million people die prematurely every year worldwide, according to World Health Organization (WHO). The deaths occasioned by complications arising from respiratory problems, heart disease and cancer, all traced to polluted air.

The company has clarified that the price of a bag of cement from its factories across Nigeria (as at 28th August 2023) is N4,010 in Okpella and N4,640 in Ibese, Objana, and Gboko. Including transportation costs and the location of delivery, prices could range between N5,000 to N5,300 per bag. This clarification was made in view of recent misinformation that the Company sells cement in Nigeria at significantly higher prices relative to other countries, particularly the Republic of Benin, and other neighbouring countries.