A clip of Aliko Dangote addressing some workers has gone viral. According to a Twitter user, Omasoro Ali Ovie, the people in the video are employees working at his new fertiliser plant.
The tweep also said the meeting happened when the plant was running a production test run.
With facemasks on, the employees acknowledged Dangote’s words as they swiftly returned to monitoring engine performance on their desktop computers.
Other higher members of staff were present, standing beside the billionaire businessman who wore a white shirt and what looks like black trousers.
Watch the video below:
Baba Dangote congratulating staffers as the $2bn Dangote Fertilizer Plant begins production test run. pic.twitter.com/Ep9YBS9J2VLoading...
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As at the time of writing this report, the short video has been watched thousands of times on Twitter with people commending Dangote for speaking to his employees directly.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
“This is leadership! Talking with the ppl, the workers, nothing motivates like this!”
“What I see is opportunities, hopefully we stop importing chicken feeds and fertilizer.”
“They should just please make it more affordable for Nigerians.”
“I’m happy for the investor aliko dangote and opportunity he’s given many Nigerian to be gainfully employed.its just its not that cool for Nigeria to be monopolized it hinders competition that leads to development.”
“We need more billionaires to invest in infrastructure of Nigeria.”
“Look at happiness in their eyes, money Money bag is the source.”