By Muhammad Hamisu Abdullahi
Five fresh millionaires have emerged in Kano as part of the ongoing Dangote Cement promotion which started in July.
Speaking at the presentation of cheques to the five new winners, Group Head, Sales and Marketing, Rabiu Umar, said the promo is a way of giving back to society and rewarding customers of Dangote Cement Plc.
He said the ongoing ‘Bag of Goodies Season 3’ National Consumer Promotion would see the company giving out a whooping N1 billion to its customers across the countries.
He added that the money would further ginger economic activities as people are more able to invest.
Regional Sales Director North West Dangote Cement Plc, Aliyu Dan Aliyu urged winners to spread the messages so that more people could benefit from the new scheme.
“Customers and distributors of the product, as well as other Nigerians, can be millionaires many times over.
“The promotion, initiated by the President/CE, Aliko Dangote is all about transforming the lives of Nigerians, especially with the current situation of economic challenges facing the Country,” he said.
The Pan-African Cement manufacturer had in July unveiled a Spell Dangote and become Millionaires in a season 3 of its Bag of Goodies National Consumer promo, in Lagos during which the company announced that 500 consumers would win a million Naira each, while another 100 would win N5 million within four months.
The new winner millionaires are: Malam Auwal Abdullahi, Malam Isyaku Yunusa, Malam Idris Ibrahim Haruna, Malam Miftau Shuaibu Aliyu and Malam Jamilu Rshaif Idris.
Speaking to newsmen, one of the winners, Malam Auwal Abdullahi, 31, and a father of three, spoke glowingly of Dangote Cement Plc.
He said that he’s probably the first millionaire in his family.
He promised to use the money judiciously through reasonable investment in the cement sector, and also support his family’s recurrent needs.
The Season 3 promo is expected to produce 125 millionaires monthly with N1 billion in total to be won both cash and otherwise.