….AS Buhari dedicates Kaduna Fair to Dangote Group
As part of strategies to expand market share and reach more customers, the management of the Pan-African conglomerate, Dangote Group has announced its partnership with Ogun and Kaduna states Chamber of Commerce and Industry to stage this year’s International Trade fair with a promise to invest more in Nigeria’s economy.
To this end, the Group Chief, Branding and Communication, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Anthony Chiejina said subsidiaries under the Group are featuring prominently at the two fairs which kicked off at the weekend in Kaduna and Abeokuta, Ogun states respectively.
While the Trade fair organized by the OGUNCCIMA will be formally declared open today (Monday) by the Ogun State Governor, Chief Dapo Abiodun, President Mohammadu Buhari declared opened the Kaduna Trade Fair at the weekend with a charge to the people and businesses to make use of the opportunities offered by the fair.
Represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Muhammad Mahmud Abubakar, the President commended Dangote Group for its contributions to national development and then dedicated the Kaduna fair to Dangote Group.
While declaring open the Fair, a symbolic Dangote truck, assembled by the Dangote Sinotruck West Africa Limited was presented to the President as a mark of commitment of the Dangote Group to the economic development of the nation and Africa as a whole.
Companies from the group that are exhibiting at the fair include Dangote Cement, Dangote Sugar, Dangote Petroleum Refinery, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, makers of Dangote Salt and seasoning and Gata Tradingss and Dangote Sinotruck West Africa Limited.
According to Mr. Chiejina visitors to the group pavilion at both fairs will have the opportunity of buying products of the companies at reduced prices. There will also be free samples of the products for the visitors.
He said the two trade fairs are coming at an opportune time as dealers of the various products are afforded an opportunity to stock their shops noting that the companies under the group had embarked on some strategies as parts of the plan to stay above competition in the industry, by constantly meeting the needs of the consumers and the distributors.
He assured the distributors and customers that the company will always strive to meet their expectation and will keep improving on its quality, in line with international standard and also make it available at pocket friendly prices.
It would be recalled that Mr. Chiejina, in a statement, recently said Dangote Petroluem Refinery will be commissioned before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in May 2023 while Dangote Cement Plc. signed an agreement with China’s Sinoma International Engineering to build a new Six million tonnes per annum cement plant in Itori, Ogun state
Mr. Chiejina encouraged guests, customers and dealers to visit Dangote stand at the fairs to buy products and for intending distributors to register with and of the group subsidiaries