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Key information

Lafarge Africa Plc is a member of the LafargeHolcim – the world’s global leader in sustainable building solutions. Lafarge Africa has plants located in the North-East, South-West and South-East of the country.


Some numbers

Lafarge Africa achieved sales of 526mCHF in 2020 despite the challenges of the pandemic, with over 60 years of operation in Nigeria. 



Lafarge Africa’s products have been used in building most of the iconic monuments in Nigeria, including hydro dams, highways, residential buildings, bridges and seaports. More recent projects include the 2nd Niger Bridge in Onitsha and the Lekki Blue water project among others. 


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We are interested in startups that can help increase our digital footprint, those that specialize in market and business intelligence, supply chain (trucking optimization) and sales improvements. We are also focused on aggregating our social media outlets into one portal.


Country Profile


Khaled El Dokani

Country CEO of Lafarge Africa Plc.

Prior to his appointment, he was the Country CEO of Iraq, a role he took over in March 2018. While in Iraq, he provided leadership which increased the productivity and efficiency of Iraq. He graduated from the University of Alexandria in Egypt (1989) with a bachelor degree in commerce & accounting and obtained “Certified Public Accountant” title in Delaware, USA (1998). He joined Lafarge Algeria in 2004 as Country CFO. He continued his career in the Group as VP – Business Development & Strategy at Lafarge RMX & Aggregate Operations in Eastern Canada & Eastern USA (2010-2013). In 2013, Khaled El Dokani was assigned as Country General Manager for Lafarge Saudi Arabia RMX & Aggregate and Gypsum operationsFollowing the merger of Lafarge and Holcim Groups in 2015, he was assigned as Country General Manager in Qatar, responsible for Cement, RMX, and Aggregates operations.

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