Dutu Group


History of Dutu


I know most of you when you ask me "what's the name of your company?" you end up ask "what?"!! Well today I want to elaborate the history and definition of the word "Dutu".

A long time ago the parents of Dutu moved from their original birth place to a new area in search of better life. The family had been living under difficult conditions. They traveled to a place that was characterised by abundant forest and rich soil. This is where they decided to begin a new life. They made camp and prepared the land for planting crops and raising the few domestic animals they owned.

It was during this time that Dutu's mom went into labour and gave birth to a son. When her husband returned from working in the field he asked to hold the baby. The father was still sweating from toiling on the land and that gave him the idea to name the boy Jasho or Lidutu. The father looked at his infant son Lidutu and said unto him, " son, you were born at this time whem I am sweating and toiling on the land. You will be strong and achieve great things. One day you will become a ruler. He was predicting major things in the future of his son.

Many years passed and many people came by. They asked to join the family of Lidutu and settled in the area ; The only two conditions Lidutu's father gave those wishing to settle were that they swear allegiance to him and they agree to give part of their harvest to the Lidutu family. Seni was the name of Lidutu's father and the area they settled was called Nela. Seni became the very first chief of Nela.

Lidutu grew to be a hard working and responsible young man in the likeness of his father. In time Seni grew old and passed away. Lidutu became chief of Nela. Chief Lidutu did not slacken his hardworking ethic. In his toils he sweated even more than his father. In this regard, none of the people he ruled over could complain that he was a hard task master because he worked as hard or even more. He led by example. Those he ruled over not wanting to offend him, shortened his name to Dutu whenever they were talking about him. For example whenever they saw him coming to inspect their work they would say, guys keep working hard, Dutu is coming. This is how Nela became a chiefdom under Seni and his son Lidutu.

Hope now you are aware of the origin, history, meaning and the promise we offer as a company. Thanks for reading and have a great time.