Plateau and North Central farmers will now hive a sigh of relieved as Duncan Fertilizer Company Limited is set to commission it’s Multi Billion Naira fertilizers blending Plant located at Lawrin, Heipang in Barki Ladi LGA of Plateau state.
Duncan Fertilizer Company Limited was established is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Duncan group under the OCI (OIL AND CHEMICAL LIMITED) in partnership with Plateau State Government in 2016 for fertilizer blending, distribution and supply as its core business, will be commissioned on January 24, 2024 with the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Abubakar Kyari, CON the Governor of Plateau State, His Excellency, Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang, as Special Guest of Honour and Chief Host, respectively.
According to a press statement issued by the Company and signed by Mainasara Illo and made available to newsmen in Jos said that through the efforts of a skilled and dedicated team, Plateau Duncan Fertilizer Company is fast evolving into one of the leading companies within the agro-allied chain in the country.
He explained that as a blending facility in Plateau State with a wide distribution network, Plateau Duncan Fertilizer Limited is set to commence full operations and will continue to flourish in Nigeria as the PLATEAU PRIDE; with its flagship brand “DUNCAN FERTILIZER” providing an array of blended NPK variants like NPK 15, 15, 15; NPK 20, 10, 10; NPK 12-12- 17, etc., as required by individuals or corporate customers.
Part of the statement reads, “What sets the company apart and ahead of others is not the blending capacity of 120mtper hour with a capacity of over 550,000MTPA. It is the top range technology of our machinery amidst the incomparable competence of the operatives to provide both the traditional NPK formulations of the NPK 20, 10, 10 ;15, 15, 15! as well as it’s customized formulae and carefully calibrated enrichment”.
The statement pointed out that the flagship brand, DUNCAN FERTILIZER is already the favorite of the farmer in Plateau State and will move into the other regions of the North Central Nigeria and beyond, adding that they are also participating in the Federal Government’s Presidential fertilizer initiative which provides fertilizers to farmers at a subsidized rate.
He further stated that Duncan Group recognizes the role of a robust fertilizer regime for Nigeria’s re – emerging agricultural sector and is resolute in its intent to bring qualities of competence,
dependability and prompt delivery which characterized their success in the maritime industry and diversified into the fertilizer production and entire agricultural value chain.
The Group has also been involved in the logistic, maritime, agro-allied and has remained fully committed to supporting Nigeria’s Agro Allied
industry, with top quality products and services, the statement added .