Africa’s Richest Man talks Plans to Create Jobs and alleviate Poverty

Africa’s richest man and Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has promised to continue to do all within his power to help in alleviating poverty and spread wealth even as he charged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country.

Speaking against the backdrop of commendations by winners in the ongoing extended Dangote Cement bag of Goodies National Consumer Promotion in Akure and Asaba, who lauded the gesture by the foremost entrepreneur to launch what they call economic life-saving promo, Dangote said his joy is to touch as many lives as he could within the ambit God has given him.

Represented by the Dangote Cement National Sales Director, Mr. Yemi Fajobi at the presentation of Saloon Car star prize to a block moulder who is also a former Local Government Councilor in Akure, Dangote said most of his businesses are driven by the desire to touch lives and improve the standard of living of Nigerians.

According to him “the bag of Goodies promo is not just a promo. The uniqueness of it is in the choice of items being won by the people. Our company is intentionally empowering its customers through the promo. The cars, tricycles and motorcycles are items that economically lift the customers by creating additional means of livelihood and improve their economy.

Dangote disclosed that the company decided to run the biggest promo ever in Nigeria as a way of contributing to the economic well-being of the consumers of its products.