Dangote commissions new cement depot in Ogun State

By The Citizen

Dangote Cement Plc yesterday commissioned a new depot in Idi-Iroko, Ogun State.

Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director, Dangote Cement, Mr. Akin Adesokan said the firm will ensure constant supply of the product to ease transportation problem.

The commissioning of the 72,000 bags capacity purpose-built cement depot is another statement by the firm to remain on the driver's seat of innovation in the cement industry.

'We will ensure that the depot is always stocked with cement,' Adesokan said, adding that the cement to be sold in the depot is 42.5 grade with quick setting as one of its unique quality.

He said with the commissioning, the firm is delivering on its main objective of bringing its product nearer to the people.  'We are delivering on ensuring that Nigerians have access to the major component in building which is cement. We are ensuring that houses in Nigeria stand strong. We are ensuring that Nigerians have the ability to build their personal houses,' he said.

The depot was built by Jimmy Azeez  Enterprise, one of Dangote Cement's major distributors. Jimmy Azeez would also manage the facility. Adesokan described the collaboration with Jimmy Azeez as 'another milestone in our mutually beneficial business relationship with our distributors.'