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New Year Bliss As 19 New Dangote Cement Millionaires Emerge

The new year celebrations will be on a high-key for some 19 persons whose status were at the weekend elevated to that of millionaires by the Dangote Cement in the on-going Dangote Cement Mega Million Dash promo.
The atmosphere at the Eliozu, GU Ake Road venue of the formal presentation of the winners was ignited when One Million Naira Cheque was presented to each of the 19 winners, all end users of Dangote Cement in the South-South, whose entries were picked during the draw, held in Lagos
Speaking at the Cheque presentation ceremony, Group Chief Marketing Officer, Oare Ojeikere said the ‘Dangote Mega Millions Dash’ was part of the efforts by the management of the company to give back to her end users of the product as a way of empowering, encouraging and thanking them for their patronage.
Ojeikere noted that the company usually have interactions with her agents and distributors, stressing that the company felt the need to go beyond her distribution value chain and reward end users mainly block makers, masons, bricklayers and builders.
According to him, ’the idea is to move beyond meeting and interacting with our distributors and give something back to people who use our products every day. People like block makers, those working at the construction site and those building their homes.
“Whether it is the engineer or the home owner himself, it is a way to still retain our name and our customers who are the end users of our products. Every week 14 millionaires are announced. We have done 13 weeks already and expecting that more are expected to win in the ongoing promo. Those who won are cross different segment of people, women, youths and a small boy who happens to be our star winner. We believe this will help them improve their lives’’, he said.
The Marketing Officer said the Dangote Mega Millions Dash promo started late November and “we have had 3 draws already, adding that the first draw was in November and the last draw will be at the end of February 2016.
Ojeikere said that N300 million is up for grabs in the Dangote Mega Millions Dash, explaining that winners emerged after they cut out and collect five tokens from the top right corner of Dangote Cement bags.
He however disclosed that 42 millionaires have so far emerged and given their money while 420 others who won N50,000 have redeemed their prizes.
Also speaking at the event, the Zonal Coordinator, Consumer Protection Council, South-South, Prince Chinonye Ikegwuruka commended the foremost Cement Company and said the Commission was around to monitor what the company was doing with the promo and draws.
Ikegwuruka advised the winners to always contact the agency if the company failed in its bid to fulfill her obligation, adding that for what they have seen, the promo is real and genuine.
He noted that the Chief Executive of the Company is only Nigerian that is empowering Nigerians. He is reinvesting in the country and ensuring that manpower development is very essential in our development.
According to him,’’ the company products, sugar, cement are doing well to develop man power in the country’’.
According to him, the Commission is monitoring the disbursement of the promo money even as he congratulated the winners and future winners in the Dangote Mega Millions Dash promo.
One of the millionaire winners, Mrs Ebioko Endurance thanked the company for the gesture saying she was shocked and surprised when she was called that she had won a million Naira.
She said, ‘when I wanted to enter for the entries, I told my husband and prayed. Endurance thanked the company for making them millionaires.
Also, another winner, Adeboye Abola Sunday, commended Dangote Cement for bringing smiles to their faces during the festive season. “Many of us who are using the product before will increase the numbers.” He assured that himself and other winners including block makers will not use any other cement rather than Dangote.

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