Dangote Cement and Messebo Cement Factory PLC receive an appreciation and acknowledgement award at the 3rd East Africa Cement, Concrete and Energy summit.

The i-Capital Africa Institute with Cement Technology Center of Adama Science and Technology University (CTC-ASTU) and Ethiopian Cement Producers Association (ECPA) organized the 3rd Annual East Africa Cement, Concrete and Energy summit (3rd EA-CCE) was held on August 1 & 2, 2018 at the UN- ECA Conference Center under the theme “Sustainable Cement & Concrete investment in East Africa”

Organizers of the Annual East Africa Cement, Concrete & Energy Summit provided an appreciation and acknowledgement award to Dangote Cement and Messebo Cement Factory PLC for the contribution and support of the two major sponsors of the platform.

H.E. Eng. Ayisha Mohammed, Minister, Ministry of Construction, the Guest of Honor at the summit provided the awards that recognized the two organizations, Dangote Cement & Messebo Cement Factory PLC, for their outstanding, reliable and committed support of the Annual East Africa Cement, Concrete and Energy Summit. The awards were provided to Mr. Mesfin Abera (Dangote Cement) and Mr. Yitbarek Hagos (Messebo Cement) on behalf of their respective organization.

 

Dr. Gemechu Waktola, CEO and founder of The i-Capital Africa Institute, announced that Dangote Cement has been a consistent supporter of all the three Summits organized annually, while Messebo Cement Factory PLC has supported the 2nd and the 3rd platforms at platinum level. The i-Capital Africa Institute is a management consulting firm that delivers Intellectual Capital (IC) related solutions in the form of Knowledge Sharing Platforms, Human Capital Development Packages, and Advisory Solutions in Africa.

In his speech, Dr. Gemechu said, “We believe that, supporting this annual Summit cannot be justified by the cost-benefit analysis of sponsorship. It’s beyond marketing. It’s about the greater good of encouraging knowledge sharing, promoting critical voices to challenge practices and policies. It’s about inspiring the culture of constructive discourse”. He also thanked the organizations for their financial support and continuous encouragement,

In addition to Messebo & Dangote, an acknowledgement was forward to the summit`s silver status sponsor Defence Construction Enterprise for its support this year`s and the previous year`s summit.