Dangote sugar refinery drills 50 boreholes, provides scholarships to host communities 

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By Ibrahim Kado

The Management of Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) says it has drilled no fewer than 50 boreholes across the five local government areas in the host communities as part of its  corporate social responsibility.

Mrs Ngozi Ngene, Head of Corporate Affairs of the refinery told newsmen in the corporate headquarters of the sugar facility located in Numan Local Government Area.

She said the refinery had recently embarked on the renovation of health clinics and many schools across the five LGAs of Numan, Shellang, Lamurde, Guyuk and Demsa.

According to her, the factory has also provided scholarships to 200 indigent students from the local communities as part of its efforts to promote education in the area.

She added that 100 indigenes were recently trained on vocational skills and provided with starter packs to enable them achieve self-sustainability.

” They received three month vocational training at the Sani Abaccha skills acquisition center in Kano” She said.

” We selected 20 participants from each of the five LGAs that constitute the host community of the facility” She added (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)

Edited by Saidu Adamu/Julius Toba-Jegede

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