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Senator Ibikunle Amosun Commissions New AADL Ethanol Plant in Ogun State

The executive governor of Ogun state, His Excellency,Senator Ibikunle Amosun will Thursday this week commission a multi-billion naira ultra modern ethanol manufacturing plant in Igbesa, Ogun State.

The commissioning ceremony will also be witnessed by captains of industries and other eminent personalities in the country.

The plant built by Allied Atlantic Distilleries Ltd, a subsidiary of the Lexcel Group is the first of its kind in Africa to produce ethanol, a major component in the production of Wines and Spirits using cassava.

Dropping the hint in a statement, Managing Director of AADL, Mr. Anurag Dhiman said the establishment of the new plant by his Group will herald a new dawn in the manufacturing of Wines and Spirits in the competitive Nigerian market.

His words:“This iscertainly the beginning of a new dawn in the Wines and Spirits industry in Nigeria and we are setting the pace in line with our company’s objective to remain the numero uno (number one) in the nation’s distillery sector”.

He added that the new plant has further reinforced the company’s objective to remain the market leader, not withstanding competitionin the distillery sector as no other distillery has distillation plant in Nigeria, not to talk of extracting ethanol from cassava.