Nigerian entrepreneur Aliko Dangote said that the development of regional markets will contribute to economic growth in Africa. This requires close cooperation between African investors and governments. The African free trade agreement will strengthen African markets.

He maid this statement at the 5th annual Financial times African summit in London.

Dangote, the president of the group, referred to his experience – this is the case with the neighbouring Republic of Benin, which continues to import cement from China, and its Nigerian plant is only 35 miles from the border.

There are all possibilities to attract investors. African countries have raw materials and labour. It is necessary to reduce the export of raw materials to other continents, to create a production in Africa and jobs.

Aliko Dangote company entered the sugar market in Ghana and it helps to revive the economy of this country.

Voltic Togo