Dangote Cement rewards 171 customers in product promo
Dangote Cement Plc has said that its ongoing promotion for its major brand was designed to reward its customers for their continued patronage over the years,” a statement by the company’s head of corporate communication stated.
Anthony Chiejina, Group Head, Corporate Communications of the company said the 171 people across the country have been rewarded with millions of naira in its ‘Bag of Goodies Promo season 2.’
Chiejina in the statement quoted the company’s Chief Commercial Officer, Rabiu Umar as saying that following the negative impact of COVID-19 on the economy, Dangote Cement decided to award total of N1 billion to 1,000 winners across the country.
Umar stated that the company deemed it fit to continue with the second phase of the promo, tagged Bag of Goodies 2 in order to give back to the society to cushion the effects of the pandemic.
Umar noted that the promo was like palliative to the teeming customers in the wake of the pandemic as most of them had suffered economic hardship caused by the coronavirus.
“Despite effects of COVID-19 on global economy, Dangote cement company has decided to go ahead with the Bag of Goodies promo in order to give back to the society. This promo is like a palliative to our teeming customers who have suffered economic hardship, occasioned by the pandemic.
“Therefore, this would at least cushion the effects of the pandemic. We feel that despite the pandemic, it is worthy to put a smile on the face of our teeming customers across the country. I am sure we have achieved our aim in this round of the promo,” Umar was quoted in the statement.
Also speaking at the presentation of dummy cheques to winners in Port Harcourt, Regional Director, South-South Dangote Cement, George Okoro, said that the promo was to reward Nigerians, adding that many are rewarded for their continued patronage of Dangote Cement over the years.
Okoro said the company was well committed to uplifting and raising the standards of living of Nigerians as well as their financial stability.
He charged the winners not to relent but invest the prize wisely to yield more benefits in the future for them. The Dangote Regional Director stated the company’s readiness to give out one billion naira to 1000 customers.
He noted that other prices to be won included refrigerators, tricycles, recharge cards and television sets. Also, Regional Director, Lagos/Ogun, Tunde Mabogunje, at the prize giving ceremony in Ikeja, commended the winners for their loyalty and continuous use of Dangote Cement in their projects. He said the company was making progress because of consumers who formed the end chain in the distribution of any product.