By: Oginyi Nkechinyere/South-East
Ibeto Group of Companies and Cenomars Chinese Group is set to build two high capacity cement production factory in Nkalagu and Effium community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
The Chief Executive Officer of Ibeto Group, Chief Cletus Ibeto who stated this in Abakaliki during a courtesy call to the Ebonyi State Governor Engineer David Umahi said the Nkalagu cement factory would start with capacity of 6,000 metric tons per-day while 3,000 capacities would be situated in Effium community which has small quantity of limestone.
According to him, the Company is coming up with new facilities that will not start work with the old facilities from the defunct Nigercem.
In a response, the State Governor, Engineer David Umahi assured the delegation of the state government support and commitment to ensure that the job is effectively executed.
He stressed that the cement production would bring positive change in the lives of Ebonyi people and Nigeria at large while commending Ibeto and his team for coming with Technical partners from China to commence work.
The Governor expressed his good will to the proposed metric tons capacity that would be produced in the two communities per-day while announcing another flyover bridge at Nkalagu Junction to enhance business in the area.