The Management of Dangote Industries Limited has doused the concerns of stakeholders following the visit to its Head office in Lagos by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) saying it was ready to assist the Commission in its investigations.

The foremost indigenous conglomerate in a statement disclosed that it received a letter from the EFCC on December 6, 2023, requesting details of all the foreign exchange allocated to it by the Central Bank of Nigeria from 2014 to the present.

Describing the request from EFCC as not being peculiar to Dangote Group, the Company management said “We understand similar letters were sent to 51 other Groups of companies requesting for same information spanning same period.”

According to the statement, Dangote Group responded to the EFCC to acknowledge receipt of the letter whilst seeking clarification on the subsidiaries or companies within the Group that they required information on. It also requested for additional time to compile and properly present the extensive documentation spanning ten years.

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