By Johnson Onifade
The president of the Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote has reiterated the vision and mission of his business empire aimed at making Nigeria to become self sufficient in all sector and also make people feel the positive impact of Dangote products in all spheres of life.
According to Alhaji Dangote while speaking during the special day set aside for the Dangote Group at the 10th GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL TRSDE FAIR organized by Ogun state Chambers Of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA)in collaboration with Ogun state Governments, the Dangote Group is set to expand its commercial and industrial tentacles beyond the Nigeria border to neighboring countries of Benin, Togo, Ghana among others.
Speaking further the business mogul who was represented at the occasion by the National sales manager Dangote cement plc, Mr Adeyemi Adejobi stated that Dangote Group was actually involved in the effort of diversifying the Nations economy with agriculture occupying an important place, confirming the fact that the group has been a regular sponsor of the Gateway trade fair organized by Ogun state Chambers Of Commerce industry mines and Agriculture with the aim of occupying a unique position in driving the economic development through our regular activities.
“”Ogun state has one of the largest concentration of industries in Nigeria and served as a corridor for transportation of goods services and people between the Nations commercial centre of Lagos and the rest of Nigeria as well as neighboring countries of Benin, TogO Ghana among other west AfrIcan countries. It is therefore a known fact that The Gateway International Trade Fair has remained an avenue to connect with customers in the South west and other parts of the country’, he said.
Alhaji Dangote therefore described the cordial relationship between Dangote Group and the people of South west as that of brothers in Business due to the fact that both Dangote Group and the people of South west share the same traits of ever pushing beyond the limits and discovering New level.
While congratulating OGUNCCIMA and the Ogun state Governments for a successful fair, Alhaji Dangote added that Ogun state is also lucky to be playing host to one of the big Brothers in Dangote family the Dangote Cement at Ibese in the Yewa axis of Ogun state..
Highlight of the Dangote Group Special day was the official Brand presentation of Dangote group products including Dangote Salt, Dangote Sugar, Dangote cement, and the much awaited Dangote Fertilizer.