Dangote Resigns From Flour Mills
He announced his resignation on Monday following the withdrawal of the funding from South Africa’s Tiger Brands. South Africa’s Tiger Brands a consumer goods maker owns around 90% stake at Dangote Flour Mills.
Dangote resigned alongside Olakunle Alake, Asue Ighodalo and Arnold Ekpe immediately after the announcement, which may mean the end of DFM.
“Tiger Brands has decided not to provide further financial support with respect to its investment in Tiger Branded Consumer Goods Plc of Nigeria,” the company said in a statement.
Dangote Group is investing heavily in the African cement industry, with a plan to build production factories in 18 African countries and Nepal. Tiger Brands has large equity stakes in leading Nigerian companies including Deli Foods and UAC Foods.