14 January 2013

Nigeria: 'Ajaokuta Steel Coy to Create 15,000 Jobs'

The Ajaokuta Steel Company, when fully operated, would generate over 15,000 direct employment, for Nigerians, in addition to other several thousand others, that would be employed, due to its multiplier effect.

The sole Administrator of the company, Engr. Joseph Isah, who stated this, while

addressing a press conference, listed other benefits of the steel plant to the nation to include; enhancing technological growth, acquisition of technical expertise, provision of input for infrastructural development and adding value to our natural resources.

He said that contrary to speculations, the blast furnace technology of steel production adopted by the company was the best source of steel making adopted all over the world.

Copyright © 2013 This Day. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.