Dangote’s Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development & Capital Projects, Devakumar Edwin revealed that, while a bag of cement sells for an equivalent of $5.1, including VAT in Nigeria, it sells for $7.2 in Ghana and $5.95 in Zambia ex-factory, inclusive of all taxes. He said that though the company has direct control over its ex-factory prices, it cannot control the ultimate price of cement when it gets to the market. He advised that it is important to distinguish Dangote’s ex-factory prices from prices at which retailers sell cement in the market.
Suswam, who represents Benue North East, in a statement on Wednesday, said Terwase’s killing after turning a new leaf from crime and criminality by soldiers was counterproductive to peace already returning to the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has rescheduled the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Gwer, Gboko and Tarka Local Government Areas of Benue State.
Dr Godwin Tijani, Chairman, National Ad hoc Committee on Gender Violence and other Related Issues of NMA, made the call in a statement in Lokoja on Saturday.
The President of the National Executive of the CTS, Gever Terver, who presented the Certificate of Honour to the Gboko Plant Director, Jacinto Leyva Miranda, described the award as a way of appreciating the philanthropic gestures of the Dangote Cement Company in the State.
The group in a statement released to the press signed by its director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, regretted that the media was silence about the murder, yet there voices cried out in high decibels during the unfortunate Benue kiliings.