The Group Sales Marketing Director, Dangote Cement, Rabiu Umar, said at an interactive session with building and industry professionals in Kano.
He said prices of Dangote Cement have not increased at factory level, but the forces of demand and supply drive the prices up.
He assured that appropriate measures were being taken and in about 90 days from now, more products will be pushed into the market to make the prices bearable for consumers.
Significantly, new lines have been created to increase supply and impact the market favorably, by churning 15,000 tonnes per day or averagely 450,000 tonnes per month from the Gboko Cement back to operation process.
The new Obajana line awaiting start up is also for additional capacity, as well as the Okpella cement soon to commence operation.
The 2000 trucks injected into the system is to ensure better distribution of the product to the market.