Unilever Nigeria has donated a total of 2 million naira (US$15,000) to Sight Savers International for its trachoma control programme in Sokoto State
Donation made to SightSavers International during vitality launch
Unilever Nigeria has donated a total of 2 million naira (US$15 000) to Sight Savers International for its trachoma control programme in Sokoto State.
The company has collaborated with Sight Savers International on the programme to eradicate trachoma, a virulent eye disease, for a number of years
Human resources director, Fidelia Osime, introduced two young girls who have benefited from the initiative at an event, held in Lagos on 14 April, to mark the launch of the Vitality mission to business stakeholders and government representatives.
Unveiling the new Unilever corporate identity, Gunender Kapur, CEO, Unilever Nigeria, said: "The Vitality mission aims to shape a brighter future for Unilever's consumers through brands and community involvement activities which add Vitality to life."
The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Lanre Balogun, commented: "Unilever no doubt has contributed immensely to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy." He urged the company to sustain the quality of its products so that its new identity can stand the test of time.
Felix Ohiwerei, chairman, Unilever Nigeria, assured the gathering of the confidence and optimism with which the company has embarked on its Journey to Greatness initiatives, all of which are geared towards making the company the most profitable fast moving-consumer goods company in Nigeria.
The Vitality mission and new corporate identity were also launched internally across Unilever Nigeria's three manufacturing sites in the same week.
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