Nigeria Sugar industry attracts $3.2bn investment

Posted by Adaora Anozie

On March 3, 2016

The Executive Secretary of National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Mr Latif Busari has said  that the sugar industry in the Nigeria  has attracted 3.2 billion dollars investment commitment within a couple of years ,Daily Trust Reports.

He said the National Sugar Master Plan which commenced in 2013 is making modest progress and charged investors and stakeholders to put all hands on deck to ensure that the 10 years plan is achieved before 2023.

He said this in Osogbo, capital of Osun State on Thursday during the Southern Region Sugar Sensitization Workshop with the theme: “Sustaining the Gains of NSMP for National Self-Sufficiency in Local Sugar Production”.
His words: “We commenced the implementation of National Sugar Master Plan in 2013 and we are here today to take stock and see how far we have gone and look at where we are so as to keep track and be able to  identify areas where we need to amend and improve upon.”