Dangote Cement to recruit 5,000 workers in Ghana


Dangote Cement, Ghana, has unveiled plans to recruit 5000 workers having procured 1,000 trucks to facilitate the distribution of products in Ghana.

Specifically, the Company has commenced the process of recruiting of drivers, truck driver assistants and loaders.

The trucks, which came in three different vessels, arrived at the shores of Tema Port between July 4 and July 8, 2016, according to the Company’s Media Relations Manager, Etornam Komla.

“We have started the recruitment exercise and by the end of July, all of the drivers will be on board.

The recruitment exercise, according to Komla, is part of the company’s objective of contributing to Ghana’s economic growth through job creation and honoring tax obligations.

He said the company has also invested over $100 million in the construction of a new plant in Takoradi in the Western Region.

The plant which will be a state of the art modern Cement Grinding Plant will have the capacity to produce about 1.5 million tonnes of cement per annum.

“This project when completed will further cement the presence of Dangote Cement business in Ghana and is a further proof of our commitment to the infrastructural development of the country and will also enable us to meet the growing demands a ross other countries in West Africa.