Lafarge WAPCO Bags Excellence Awards

Leading cement manufacturing company, Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc, has received awards for excellence from different stakeholders and organisations for its consistent contributions to the development of the Nigerian society.

The awards span different keys areas in which the company has made significant impact. The company came top as the Best Risk Management Business Unit among the 64 countries of the Lafarge Group at the Annual Global Cement Awards Competition.

In the same vein, the Nigeria Consultative Employers Association (NECA), an umbrella body for all employers, also honoured the organisation in November 2012 as the winner of the NSITF-NECA Workplace Safety Award.

Also, during the prestigious 2012 Annual Pearl Award Ceremony for quoted companies held at the Oriental Hotel in December, the company emerged as the Highest Dividend Growth Stock for the Year in the Market Excellence Award category. For its strong social responsibility stature, the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) awarded Lafarge WAPCO with the Presidential MERIT Award of High Level of Corporate Social Responsibility while the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) conferred the company with an Award of Excellence.