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Dangote Unveils New Products At Lagos Trade Fair

Dangote Group yesterday unveiled new products at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF).

The new products, which are BlocMaster Cement, Stew mix and Curry powder have been widely accepted by the market.

Chief executive officer of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, at the Dangote Special Day at the fair said that the new products resulted from years of intensive research to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers.

The 2018 Lagos International Tradefair is the 32nd edition and is organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).

Represented by sales manager, Dangote Cement, Mr Josiah Moemeke said that Dangote Cement, which controls about 65 per cent of Nigeria’s cement market, would keep evolving products that would promote the cement industry and the economy.

“Dangote Blocmaster is strong and affordable, has been tested and approved to mould more blocks and aid durable building projects,” he said.

Dangote urged Nigerians to adopt the new cement for all their construction projects. Also, category manager, NASCON Allied Products Plc, Ms. Oluwatoni Odewale, said that the introduction of Dangote Stew mix and Curry powder would enrich the meals of many families, saying that the products were fortified with vitamins and minerals that would promote healthy and nutritious meals.

Odewale said that visitors to the group’s pavilion at the fair would purchase the products and other brands of the company at a discounted prices.

Earlier, president of LCCI, Mr. Babatunde Ruwase, said that Dangote was a success story that made the country proud, not just locally but globally.

He urged the federal government to address the challenges confronting the manufacturing sector ranging from high interest rate, insecurity, power challenge, poor road network and issues at the nation’s ports.

Ruwase urged the government to improve the business environment toward attracting more investments and making the environment condusive for businesses to thrive.

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