Dangote partners with Jumia to sell cement online

Dangote CemeDangote Cement has signed a pact with Jumia Nigeria, one of the leading e-commerce platforms in the country, to sell cement to customers online, a move that aims to reduce price and ease logistics inherent in the purchase of products

Under the deal, Nigerians and corporate bodies can order on Jumia to purchase a minimum of 300 bags of 50kg of Dangote Cement and above at a reasonable price of US$6.92 per bag.

Chux Mogbolu, account director of Dangote Cement, said that the new initiative is expected to help arrest the scams perpetrated by online fraudsters who deceived people.

“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,” he added.

“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,” Mogbolu explained.

“We are starting with minimum order quantity (MOQ) of 300, 600 and 900. We may increase depending on demand surge as time goes on,” he further added.

Speaking on the deal, Juliet Anammah, CEO of Jumia Nigeria, said that the deal with Dangote Cement is part of efforts to deepen service delivery on Jumia Nigeria online platform.

According to her, the deal will be beneficial to all parties involved and deepen further online shopping in Nigeria as obtained all over the world.

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