The Managing Director of Niger State Development Company Limited (NSDC) - Alh. Mohammed A. Kure led a delegation on a business visit to NNDC on 25th January, 2017. The delegation included Dr. Ibrahim Babangida, the Chief Operating Officer; Alh. Adamu Garba Kuta, Assistant General Manager (Investment) and Alh. Sadiq I. Bisallah, Senior Manager (Investment).
The NSDC team informed NNDC about efforts being made to resuscitate the operations of Niger Detergent Company, Bida. In this regard, the team presented a formal request for a soft loan from NNDC to finance the required working capital. The team also lauded NNDC for sending its staff to meetings of mutual interests summoned by NSDC, stressing that the presence of NNDC at such meetings actually served as a guidance.
While responding, the NNDC Executive Director Business Development and Corporate Planning Alh. Abbas A. Waziri who stood in for the Group Managing Director said that NNDC had been supporting Niger Detergent Company Ltd right from its inception. He recalled that NNDC had advanced a loan to the company for the acquisition of machinery and the loan was yet to be fully repaid. He however assured the visiting team that NNDC would consider its fresh loan request.
Among the NNDC officials in attendance during the team's visit were Mrs Kaneng D. Adole, Executive Director (Management Services); Shehu Mai-Bornu, Deputy General Manager (PCD); Barr. Barnabas M. Baba (CS/LA), Mahmud Ahmed, Deputy General Manager (SA-GMD) and Hamza A. Khalil, Assistant General Manager (Investment Supervision).