Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu has signed an agreement with Wartsila OY of Finland for the construction of a 70megawatts dual-fuel power plant for the BUA Cement Sokoto Line 4 in North-West of Nigeria, Sokoto State.
Recently, the cement company revealed that it was looking to increase its production capacity within Nigeria over the next 3 years with new plants in the works. This will be the second plant to be constructed by Wartsila for BUA Cement – the first being the BUA Cement Sokoto power plant scheduled to be commissioned alongside the plant in November 2021.
At the signing ceremony, the Chairman of BUA Cement Plc acknowledged the importance of continued investment in the region. He stated that BUA Cement will keep up its investment strategy in the West African Cement industry to position itself as the bridge between the huge infrastructure and housing deficit.