Lafarge Africa unveils Watershield Cement to boost construction

Kayode Ogundele
Kayode Ogundele
Lafarge Africa

Lafarge Africa Plc., a leading innovative and sustainable building solutions company, has launched an innovative and first-of-its kind water resistant cement in Nigeria called “Watershield’.

Lafarge Africa, in a statement over the weekend said the Watershield Cement represents a groundbreaking achievement in construction materials, offering unmatched durability and superior water resistance.

Speaking at the launch of the new product at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lolu Alade-Akinyemi, GMD/CEO, Lafarge Africa Plc, said: “Today, we gather to celebrate a milestone that marks not just the launch of a product, but a moment of transformation in the construction industry. I am immensely proud to introduce this new Watershield Cement, a product that embodies our company’s spirit of innovation, excellence, and commitment to sustainability.”

Alade-Akinyemi said that Lafarge Watershield Cement has introduced the dawn of a new era in construction, adding that the “product represents a safer, more sustainable built environment for current and future generations, offering peace of mind and significant savings in time and resources.’’

Echoing the same sentiment, the Commercial Director of Lafarge Africa Plc, Gbenga Onimowo, in his welcome address: “Watershield Cement is more than just a product; it’s a promise of reliability, durability, and unmatched performance. With its innovative formula and unparalleled water resistance, Watershield Cement has rapidly become a game-changer, offering exceptional durability.’’

In his key note speech at the launch, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, commended Lafarge Africa for its commitment to innovation and the development of products that enhance the quality of life for Nigerians.

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