Key Account Director of Dangote Cement, Chux Mogbolu, has announced that the company was happy to partner with online shopping guru, Jumia, in order to enhance the availability of the product.
This is coming after the management of Dangote Cement Plc signed a pact the e-commerce platform in order to offer the sale of its cement online.
A statement yesterday from the Corporate Communications department of the Dangote Group explained that Nigerians and corporate bodies wishing to purchase a minimum of 300 bags of 50kg of Dangote cement and above could now order on Jumia from the comfort of their rooms at a reasonable price of N2,500 per bag as opposed to open market price.
The statement added that the order would be delivered to any place of the consumer’s choice, provided such customers live in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt for now, without any extra cost for transportation.
He said, “Dangote Cement decided to work with Jumia Nigeria based on its credibility and excellent performance over the years in online shopping management. The new initiative will help arrest the scams perpetrated by online fraudsters who deceive the people by asking them to purchase Dangote Cement for N1000 per bag.”
The Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, Juliet Anammah, said the deal with Dangote Cement was part of efforts to deepen service delivery on the Jumia Nigeria online platform.