Thursday, 24 September, 2020 14:30

Promo: Dangote Cement presents cheques to four winners in Warri

…husband & wife win in Abuja

Dangote Cement at the weekend, kept its promise of immediate redemption of the star prizes in the ongoing spell as the four winners received alerts of N1 million each and a dummy cheque at the prize presentation event held in Warri, Delta State. In a related event, a husband and his wife are among the new entrants into the Dangote Cement Promo Millionaires Club. They won in the Abuja axis.

The four winners in the South-South Region are Emmanuel Akpotor, Okpolero Daniel, Abada Uzuazor Evi, and Mr. Moses Mogam.

One of the winners, Moses Mogam, a building contractor commended Dangote Cement for changing his life adding that this is the first time he is receiving such a huge amount of money as a gift. He stated that from his childhood, he never received up to N10,000 (Ten Thousand Naira) as a free gift but Dangote Cement has changed the situation and brought a smile to his life. According to him, he used to walk on the road feeling like a dead man but joy and life had returned to his life following the redemption of the star-prize. He promised to continue to buy and use Dangote Cement.

Ms. Abada Uzuazor, another winner described the bag of goodies promo as real and trustworthy. Dangote Cement is a company you can trust and rely on to keep its promise. She plans to invest her prize to improve her business.

Speaking at the event, the Regional Director, South-South Dangote Cement PLC, Mr. George Okoro, noted that the promo is to reward Nigerians of their continued patronage over the years which will run for sixteen (16) weeks producing nine millionaires daily across Nigeria.Mr. Okoro added that Dangote Cement PLC is well committed to uplifting and raising living standards of Nigerians as well as their financial stability.

The Dangote Regional Director disclosed that apart from the one million naira given to winners they are ready to give out one billion naira to one thousand customers, noting that other prices to be won include refrigerators, tricycles, recharge cards, and televisions.

Meanwhile, six-star winners have emerged in the Abuja axis, with husband and a wife carting away two slots. Engr. Amos T. Fadare who won a million naira, described his winning as “a dream come through.”

“I have been using other cement brands for some time now, but because of the promo, I decided to buy trucks of Dangote cement before I luckily won. I want to thank Alhaji Aliko Dangote for giving us this opportunity. I also want to urge Nigerians to buy Dangote Cement. This is real. My wife also won. I am a building engineer and my wife is a cement retailer,” Engr. Fadare said.  The wife, Ms. Duni Fadare described their winning as the act of God.

“I have been a distributor with Dangote Cement for about six years. I also mold blocks. I found some of the winning cards in my block industry. I found others through the reconstruction work we are doing at home. Last year I tried but I didn’t win but this year God has` decided to make it possible. I was discussing with someone earlier and I told him that this year I will win and that God will make it possible. It’s like I saw it coming,” she said.

Another winner, Mallam Ali Babangida expressed joy that he won, describing it as one of his happiest moments in life. “I want to thank Alhaji Aliko Dangote whom I share the same name with. And most importantly, I want to thank Almighty Allah for making it possible. I am a builder. I use about a hundred bags of cement on daily basis. This is real. I am calling on Nigerians and my fellow builders to buy Dangote cement. It is a win-win. The same is qualitative and the promo is real,” he said.

Meanwhile, the ongoing bag of goodies season 2 promo will help the country cushion the effects of the economic strains brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, cement consumers in northern states have said.

Cement end-users which include, block makers, artisans, and distributors in Abuja and some northern states welcomed the new promo, describing the Dangote Cement as a brand of ‘integrity and trust.’

L-R: South-South Regional Director, Dangote Cement Plc, Okoro George and a winner Emmanuel Akpotor (from Sapele) during the winners’ prize presentation of N1 million in Warri, Delta State

The ongoing season 2 promo, which started July 15 will run for 16 weeks, and 1,000 Nigerians are expected to win a star prize of one million naira each, among other prizes which include: tricycles, refrigerators, television sets, generators, Goodies packs, smaller monetary prizes, and airtime.

Chairman of the Association of Abuja Block Producers (AABP), Sir Johnson Aka, expressed optimism that like the previous promos by the Dangote Cement, the new promo will induce more sales, profitability, and investments in the cement subsector of the economy.

“With one thousand new millionaires, the Nigerian economy will be better off, especially now that the COVID-19 pandemic has depleted economic activities,” he said.

He said the over one thousand members of his Association are already aware of the Dangote Cement bag of goodies season 2 promo, adding that, “Our members and several other people have been calling me to enquire about the promo and I told them, like the previous ones, it is real.”

Speaking in the same vein, chairman of the Abuja Concrete Manufacturers Association (ACMA), Mr. Uzor George Tiga, said: “We are happy by the quality of the Dangote Cement brand and the quality of the promo. It would significantly increase our yield, more so that you win instantly without any raffle draw.

South-South Regional Director, Dangote Cement Plc, Okoro George and another winner Okpolero Daniel (from Warri) during the winner’s prize presentation of N1 million in Warri, Delta State

“We are the greatest beneficiaries because this is downtime for the industry but because of Dangote cement’s innovation, business and sales will be gingered, and there will be more money in the hands of people despite the Coronavirus effects.”

He said the ongoing cement and block works in Abuja is in the region of N25billion, and ACMA controls most part of it, “therefore we are also partnering with Dangote Cement to support our technology innovative drive.”

A major distributor with Dangote Cement and Chairman/CEO of Phildos Nigeria Limited Johnson Olushola described the new promo as a “welcome development and well-timed given the season and the ravaging pandemic.”

He said the Dangote Cement is a company to partner with because it supports its clients and contributes to their growth.

“Dangote Cement is very supportive, “he declared.

Chairman of the Progressive Block Makers in Tafa, Niger State Hon Yau Ahmed described the promo as reliable and credible, adding that the Dangote Cement has built its brand reputation even beyond the shores of Nigeria.

Yet another winner Moses Morgan (from Port Harcourt) during the winner’s prize presentation of N1 million in Warri, Delta State

The Managing Director of First Block Makers in Lokoja, Oluwafemi Feri urged the Dangote Cement to distribute the winning bags evenly across the federation, saying a car and other prizes were won in the last promo by the Dangote Cement.

Meanwhile, Mallam Umar Bala  the CEO of Zariyawa Blocks in Zaria, Kaduna State said during a phone interview that while commending the Dangote Cement for trying to reach its consumers, there was also the need to support them with training, financial empowerment a

Author: Ifah Sunday Ele

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