Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Ammasco International Limited, Alhaji Mustapha Ado Mohammed, has expressed delight at his nomination as ‘The Sun Industrialist of the Year 2020’, saying the priceless recognition would further inspire him to contribute more to the nation’s economy and to humanity in general.
Speaking while receiving a delegation from The Sun Publishing Limited, led by the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief, Mr. Onuoha Ukeh, in Kano, Ado said the recognition has shown him that he is in the right path.
Alhaji Mustapha Ado Mohammed, who restated his profound admiration and respect for The Sun Newspapers, said the courage and consistency of the newspaper in speaking truth to power have contributed to nation building.
On the activities of his company, the industrialist, who has over 3,500 workers in his various industries, narrated how he revived over six dead companies in Kano.
He said provision of job to teeming Nigerian youths was paramount to him, while explaining that without jobs, many people would take to crime.
Alhaji Mustapha Ado Mohammed revealed that his company has plans to expand and invest in new sectors to further boost employment.
Earlier, The Sun Managing Director praised Alhaji Mustapha Ado Mohammed for his contributions to the Nigerian economy, stressing that the success of his companies in diverse areas informed his choice for the Award.
He explained that ‘The Sun Industrialist of the Year Award’ was reserved for any Nigerian who has made tremendous impact in the manufacturing sector and in the process has contributed to the growth of the Nigerian economy.
The Sun Awards ceremony has however held at the Expo Convention Centre, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, October 16th 2021.