The proposed Project is owned by BUA Cement, Sokoto a subsidiary of BUA Group. The project aims at increasing the cement production capacity of BUA Cement plc from 3,300 tonnes per day (tpd) with the addition of a 6,000 tpd Portland cement clinker Plant and a 48MW Power Plant to provide the needed power for the non-kiln operations for the new plant.
The proposed project will be situated in a 350,000m2 land area comprising of 250,000m2 within the existing BUA Cement facility area and 100,000m2 acquired land which is adjacent to the existing facility. The Project area lies between latitude 13°3´54.42ʺN - 13°2´33.70ʺN and longitude 5°10´4.08ʺE - 5°11´29.71ʺE. The site is located at about 12km west of the city of Sokoto at Km10, Kalambaina road, in Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The site is accessible by land from Kalambaina road through the Sokoto - Gasau road and Maiduguri road. By air, the project site can be accessed from the Sokoto airport which is located about 17km south of the project area.