A manufacturing company, Godrej Nigeria, says it is committed to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy and corporate social responsibility.
The company said this when it donated 10,000 units of its insecticides to the federal government as part of its contribution to the national economy.
The company, in a statement, said it was committed to research and development as it seeks new growth opportunities.
Receiving the donation on behalf of the Federal Government, the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, stressed the need for continued commitment and investment in malaria prevention methods and sustained collaboration with stakeholders.
He spoke in Abuja, while welcoming Godrej Nigeria, maker of GoodKnight Power Shots insecticide.
Earlier, Godrej’s team explained that the brand remains committed to growth and development.
“There are some very startling statistics about malaria in Nigeria. For example, according to the World Health Organization, 60% of people who visit hospitals are diagnosed with malaria. Even more surprising is the fact that; 57% of malaria deaths occur in children under five.
The company also said malaria elimination efforts will require community engagement, continued investments to increase awareness of malaria prevention methods, and sustained collaboration with stakeholders.
“As an intentional brand with innovations and with years of research, Godrej has developed the Goodknight Power Shots, designed for Nigeria, it should be noted that it has had a significant impact in the country over the past two years ”
He said the brand had donated more than 10,000 units of GoodKnight Power shots to the federal government through the department for the Malaria Community Advocacy Program as part of its World Day commemoration activity. malaria 2022.
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