Chinese Steel Company Commits to NigeriaChinese Steel Company Commits to Nigeria

Chinese Steel Company Commits to Nigeria

A Chinese steel company in Lagos, HongXing Steel Company, has shown confidence in the ability of the Nigerian economy to prevail over its present challenges.

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HongXing Chinese Steel Company Confident in Nigeria

A Chinese steel company in Lagos, HongXing Steel Company, has shown confidence in the ability of the Nigerian economy to prevail over its present challenges.

While speaking to journalists at the company’s 2016 end of year party, the Managing Director of the Chinese steel company, HongXing, Mr Fengzheng Ke promised that his firm would keep prioritizing staff welfare.

 

Chinese Steel Company MD asks for Federal Government’s Help

He asked for more Federal Government support in the diversifying the economy.

“Nigeria is facing some economic challenges and we are confident that the economy would overcome these challenges, that is why we are standing with Nigeria.

We have been here for long and so we are attached to this country. We believe this country has enormous potential and we believe that it would overcome its challenges.

“We believe that the Nigerian government is encouraging local manufacturers to grow. Yes, manufacturing sector will play a major role in transforming Nigeria.

We want to appreciate the government and every other agency that have supported us over the years. But we are looking towards government for incentives and improved infrastructure, especially in the area of power,” Ke said.

 

Chinese Steel Company Aims to be one of Africa’s biggest

He also stressed that HongXing Steel Company’s aim is to be one of the biggest steel manufacturing companies in Africa. “Since the establishment of the company, we always endeavour to carry members of our staff along. Every year, we make effort to improve the welfare of our workers.

“So, this end of year party is to showcase the unity in the organisation. We work hard throughout the year and at the end of every year, some days off to unwind. We have ensured that we improve the working environment to make our staff more comfortable.”

LASEPA Pledges Support

The General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Shabi Adebola, said at the event that HongXing Steel has cut down the level of emission from the company in the past six years.

He said LASEPA will continue to support the Chinese steel company in using new technology, to further reduce emission.

 

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