Dangote partners Ogun, Kaduna to stage International Trade Fair

The management of the Pan-African conglomerate, Dangote Group, as part of strategies to expand market share and reach more customers, has announced its partnership with Ogun and Kaduna States Chamber of Commerce and Industry to stage this year’s International Trade fair in Kaduna and Abeokuta, Ogun States respectively with a promise to invest more in Nigeria’s economy.

The Group Chief, Branding and Communication, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Anthony Chiejina, announced that the subsidiaries under the Group are featuring prominently at the two fairs which kicked off at the weekend in Kaduna and Abeokuta, Ogun States respectively.

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, while the Trade fair organized by the OGUNCCIMA will be formally declared open today (Monday) by the Ogun State Governor, Chief Dapo Abiodun.

The President who was represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Muhammad Mahmud Abubakar, commended Dangote Group for its contributions to national development and dedicated the Kaduna fair to Dangote Group.

A symbolic Dangote truck, assembled by the Dangote Sinotruck West Africa Limited, was presented to the President while declaring open the Fair, 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 is 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.

Chiejina stated that visitors to the group pavilion at both fairs will have the opportunity of buying the products of the companies at reduced prices, adding that there will also be free samples of the products for the visitors.

According to him, the two trade fairs are coming at an opportune time as dealers of the various products are allowed to stock their shops, stressing that the companies under the group had embarked on some strategies as part of the plan to stay above competition in the industry, by constantly meeting the needs of the consumers and the distributors.

He reiterated that the distributors and customers that the company will always strive to meet their expectations and will keep improving on its quality, in line with international standards, and also make it available at pocket-friendly prices.

Recall, Chiejina, in a recent statement, said Dangote Petroleum Refinery will be commissioned before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in May 2023, as well as  Dangote Cement Plc. signing an agreement with China’s Sinoma International Engineering to build a new Six million tonnes per annum cement plant in Itori, Ogun state.

Chiejina also called on guests, customers, and dealers to visit Dangote stand at the fairs to buy products and for intending distributors to register with any of the group subsidiaries.


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