Dangote Cement Plc has signed an agreement with leading online store, Jumia Nigeria, to sell its cement to customers online.
Speaking during the unveiling of the deal, Chux Mogbolu, Key Account Director, Dangote Cement said: “Dangote Cement is happy to partner with the online shopping giant, in a bid to make Dangote cement available with ease to customers.”
“The company decided to work with Jumia Nigeria based on its credibility and excellent performance over the years in online shopping management. The new initiative would help arrest the scams perpetrated by online fraudsters who deceived the people by asking them to come and purchase Dangote Cement for N1000 per bag.”
“For now, the pilot scheme is live in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, but we can extend to other cities depending on the level of demand and performance of the new deal.”
“With the deal, Nigerians in need of seamless supply of cement from Dangote can now place order and pay online and wait for the delivery in record time from any of Dangote’s nearest cement plant to Lagos, Port Harcourt or Abuja. We are starting with Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) of 300, 600 and 900. We may increase depending on demand surge as time goes on.”
Also, Juliet Anammah, Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria revealed that: “The deal with Dangote Cement is part of efforts to deepen service delivery on Jumia Nigeria online platform. The deal will be beneficial to all parties involved and deepen further online shopping in Nigeria as obtained all over the world.”