The Dangote Group will create 210,000 jobs in the agriculture sector between now and 2018, its Chairman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said. Speaking at the opening of Katsina State Economic and Investment Summit on Tuesday, Dangote said 80 per cent of the jobs would come from the agriculture sector.
“We should pay attention to the agricultural sector for investment opportunities, particularly when the crude oil is now becoming unreliable,’’ Dangote said, in his goodwill message. He said Brazil, which had same peculiarities with Nigeria, had $350 billion in its foreign reserve, adding that 80 per cent of the fund was from agriculture. Read more