Dangote sponsors Kaduna Fair as KADCCIMA marks 50th anniversary
The Dangote Industries Limited is the major sponsor of the ongoing 44th Kaduna International Trade Fair which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture(KADCCIMA).
The Trade Fair, which was officially declared open at the weekend, has as its theme: ‘Promoting Value Addition for Economic Growth and Development.’
Speaking, the President, of KADCCIMA, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu, described the partnership with Dangote as very important for deepening commercial activities in the country.
He stated that the support of the Dangote Group towards the success of the Fair cannot be quantified.
Also speaking, the Director General of the Chamber, Alhaji Usman Saulawa, noted that Dangote Group is a major sponsor of this year’s Trade Fair, and has been sponsoring the annual event all along.
He said: “Dangote Group has been playing the role of supporter and partner for many years. Its participation has been adding value to the Chamber.”
The DG described this year’s fair as unique as there would be a Business Round-table session that will further help deepen business opportunities for participants.
According to him, this year’s fair has attracted foreign companies from Niger, Mali, Pakistan, Senegal and Egypt.
The participating companies under Dangote Industries Limited include Dangote Cement, Dangote Sugar, NASCON, Dangote Fertilizer and Dangote Sinotruk West Africa Limited.
A statement from the Corporate Communication Department of Dangote Group said that participants who seek to do business with any of the company’s subsidiaries can avail themselves such opportunities through a special help desk at the pavilion.
It described Kaduna State as one of the biggest markets in the country, given its historical position as the political capital of Northern Nigeria.
The fair opened on Saturday.
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