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Lafarge Africa Introduces Watershield Cement, Nigeria’s First Waterproof Cement.

Lafarge Africa Plc., a leading pioneer in innovative and sustainable building solutions, recently unveiled its groundbreaking product, Watershield Cement, marking a significant leap forward in the construction and building industry of Nigeria and Africa at large.

Traditional cement and waterproofing solutions have long grappled with issues of water damage, rust, and seepage, compromising the structural integrity of buildings and necessitating costly repairs. Lafarge Africa’s Watershield Cement has emerged as a game-changer, addressing these challenges head-on with its unparalleled durability and superior water resistance.

At the launch event held at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lolu Alade-Akinyemi, GMD/CEO of Lafarge Africa Plc, expressed immense pride in introducing Watershield Cement, hailing it as a testament to the company’s commitment to innovation, excellence, and sustainability. He remarked, “Today, we celebrate not just the introduction of a product but a transformative moment in the construction landscape.”

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Echoing Alade-Akinyemi’s sentiments, Gbenga Onimowo, the Commercial Director of Lafarge Africa Plc, emphasized that Watershield Cement represents more than just a product; it embodies a promise of reliability, durability, and unmatched performance.

The launch event saw notable dignitaries in attendance, including Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin. Sanwo-Olu commended Lafarge Africa for its dedication to innovation, stating, “This groundbreaking product aligns with our vision for Lagos as a hub of excellence.” Builders and developers nationwide have already begun experiencing the transformative impact of Watershield Cement.

Testimonials attest to its effectiveness in overcoming specific challenges and its remarkable contributions to the longevity and resilience of structures. Chukwuka Onyeka Charles of Charlope Nigeria Enterprises shared his experience, stating, “We integrated Watershield Cement into our projects, and the results have been remarkable. During testing, none of the water seeped in, showcasing its exceptional performance.” Lafarge Africa Plc remains steadfast in its mission to deliver products that redefine industry standards and contribute to a safer, more sustainable future.

Leveraging the research and development capabilities of the Holcim Group, Lafarge Africa continues to pioneer solutions that meet the evolving needs of the construction industry.

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