The star prize winner, Sani Hussaini Ibrahim, centre, in a group photo with Dangote Cement’s head of route to market, Mr. Kayode Akin Bamidele, 2nd left, the regional Director, Northeast Ismail Iliya, 3rd left and Mrs. Mandy Appiah of the National Lottery Regulation Commission. (NAN)
The Northeast was agog as 50 new winners emerged in the N1 billion promotion by the Dangote Cement Plc.
This is coming against the backdrop of Dangote Group being adjudged the ‘Most Valuable Brand’ in Nigeria.
Several persons across the country had won N1million, N5million and other consolation prizes.
Speaking at the winners event, the Regional Director, Northeast DCP, Mr Ismail Iliya, said the winners were from Bauchi, Adamawa, Taraba, Plateau, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states
According to him, 20 winners were awarded cash prizes and consolation gifts at the venue while other winners will receive their prizes after the event.
The winners range from businessmen, block Moulders, laborers, and contractors across the region, who said they were encouraged by the big win to participate
The Star prize winner, Sani Ibrahim, said he was elated about his win and commended Dangote cement for the initiative.
The Cement head, route to market, Mr Kayode Bamidele, said Dangote cement plays a key role in economic development and would continue to impact the lives of consumers.
He said many behind the brand initiatives of DCP promise good quality life, and service to humanity
“Dangote cement gave cars worth millions to consumers in 2019. But in 2022, the stake was bigger due to the negative consequences of Covid -19 so there was the need to improve financial status hence, the millions being doled out to target 500 people across the country
The representative of the National Lottery Regulation Commission, Mrs Mandy Appiah, said Dangote Cement is a Quality Brand with great concern for consumers and was ensuring quality life for the people.(NAN)