• Monday, June 24, 2024
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Lafarge Africa launches logistics academy to curb incessant road crashes

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Having observed reckless driving as well as bad attitudes of Nigerian drivers, especially truck drivers on the highways, the world leading cement producers, Lafarge Africa has launched Logistics Academy where truck drivers will be trained and empowered with the safety culture and robust fleet management.

According to Micheal Puchercos, group managing director/chief executive officer of Lafarge Africa, the Lafarge Africa Logistics Academy was launched as a follow-up to Road safety Project and Drivers Academy earlier established to ensure sound safety culture, process efficiency and good performance among truck drivers.

Speaking at launching of Lafarge Africa Logistics Academy held in Ewekoro cement plant in Ogun state, Lafarge Africa group managing director, who was represented by Fidelia Osime, director, Organisation and Human Resource, declared that the Academy was launched to improve on health and safety of Lafarge Africa’s staff, contractors and Nigerians as a whole.

He said, “Road Transport Safety is one of the key focus areas of Lafarge Africa’s Health and Safety Improvement Plan in realisation that moving our products and materials on the roadsteps without accidents or incidents, is a major challenge.

 

RAZAQ AYINLA