By Etuka Sunday
Kogi State, home to Africa’s biggest cement plant, Dangote Cement Plc, yesterday produced six new millionaires who emerged star winners in the ongoing Dangote Cement promotion.
At the presentation of checques in the Kogi State Capital, Lokoja the new millionaires described their success as a dream come true, coming in the era of economic meltdown caused by covid-19 pandemic.
The ongoing season 2 promo, which started July 15, 2020, will run for 16 weeks, and 1,000 Nigerians are expected to win a star prize of one million naira each, among other prizes which include: tricycles, refrigerators, television sets, generators, Goodies packs, smaller monetary prizes and airtime.
One of the winners Alhaji Jibrin said he would reinvest the money and grow his business, even as he expressed his gratitude to the Dangote Cement Plc and its Founder Alhaji Aliko Dangote.
As at last week, over 130 millionaires have emerged in the ongoing promo.
Marketing Director, Dangote cement Plc, Mrs. Funmi Sanni said the Dangote Group will not rest on its oars in helping to grow the Nigerian economy, even as he urged Nigerians to continue to patronize the Dangote Cement.
She said President of the Dangote Group Aliko Dangote is determined to support government efforts in job creation through massive support for small and medium scale businesses in the country.
National Sales Director, Dangote cement Plc. Adeyemi Fajobi, while welcoming the new winners into the millionaires club, said the new entrepreneurs will support the economy and create more jobs for the country.
He said the promo is a way of given back to the consumers.