Repton Group, a Nigeria-based conglomerate with subsidiaries such as Kazab Heritage Limited, Defrost Ventures Limited, Continental Vision, Kazab Homes and Properties, Ibile Farm and Kazab Oil and Gas, has emerged as 2023 National Largest Distributor of Dangote Cement in Nigeria.
The Group clinched the award through its cement distribution subsidiary, Kazab Heritage Limited at the Dangote Cement Plc’s Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, January 26 in Lagos. The latest award by Repton Group came on the heels of the previous consistent emergence as the National Second Largest Distributor of Dangote Cement in Nigeria for three consecutive years.
According to Otunba Odeyeyiwa Kazeem Olayemi, MD/CEO of Repton Group, persistent determination, sustenance of operational efficiency, effective teamwork and tenacity of a winner account for the Group’s eventual emergence as the number one distributor of Dangote Cement brand in Nigeria.
In his acceptance speech, Odeyeyiwa expressed appreciation to the entire board of Dangote Group and particularly the management team of Dangote Cement Plc for offering a veritable business platform for healthy competition and stimulation of peak performance among numerous distributors of Dangote Cement brand.
According to the MD/CEO of Repton Group, “We at Repton Group see this highly-coveted award as a great challenge and motivation for better performance and remoulding of our operational strategy because complacency is counterproductive to persistent achievement of impressive organisational results and surpassing of corporate expectations in the midst of massive competition.”
In her own submission, Yeye Otunba Odeyeyiwa Adesola Mutiat, Director of Repton Group, said the emergence of Kazab Heritage Limited, Repton Group’s cement distribution subsidiary as the Largest Distributor of Dangote Cement brand in Nigeria has re-affirmed the Group’s outstanding leadership in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa as a notable Distributor of different brands of cement.
Mr Goke Ilesanmi, CEO, Gokmar Communication Consulting said, “The latest achievement by Repton Group is not surprising, given the fact that the business Group is led by a strategic, charismatic and encyclopedic corporate leader, OTUNBA ODEYEYIWA who holds an MBA degree from the Business School of the Netherlands and another MBA degree in General Management from OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State where he had earlier bagged a B.Sc. degree in Accounting in 1999.”
In Ilesanmi’s words, “Otunba Odeyeyiwa is equally a Certified Information System Auditor and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria; Nigerian Institute of Management; Nigerian Institute of Marketing and Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria. He is an alumnus of both Lagos Business School and London Business School, Full Member of IoD, Nigeria and member of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group, Business Club of Ikeja, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, etc.”
Ilesanmi said the MD/CEO of Repton Group has even been conferred with the traditional business title of “Babalaje” (i.e. Successful Business Man) of Itori Egba Kingdom in practical confirmation of his towering business management acumen.
He added that the couple who were also recently bestowed with the double honour of being the first ‘Aare Atayese’ and ‘Yeye Aare Atayese’ (that is, life, societal and world transformation presidents) of Ifetedo Kingdom, Osun State by His Royal Majesty, Oba Akinola Oyetade Akinrera in recognition of their persistent support for Ifetedo Community in particular and exemplary passion for service to humanity in general, are exceptional corporate transformation experts and pacesetters.