Trade Minister, Alan Kyeremanten, on Monday, paid a working visit to the factory of Dzata Cement, the only wholly-owned Ghanaian cement manufacturer in the country.
The factory is owned by the business interest of Ibrahim Mahama, the brother of ex-President John Dramani Mahama.
Along with his team from the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr. Kyeremanten was welcomed to the factory by the Managing Director of Dzata Cement, Mr. Nana Philip Archer and the management of the factory.
His hosts would later conduct the Minister and his team around the factory to enable him have first-hand information about the cement production plant, located on a 10-acre land near the Tema Port.
The Minister applauded the ingenuity and eco-friendly approach of the Dzata Cement Management.
“I’m appealing to Ghanaians to support the factory. It’s in line with the vision of President Akufo-Addo in helping indigenous entrepreneurs. Let’s support the first-ever wholly Ghanaian-owned cement factory. It’s the success story of Ghanaian entrepreneurship,” Alan Kyerematen said.
The plant has an installed capacity of two million tonnes annually.