Viju Industries (Nigeria) Limited, a player in the milk drink industry in Nigeria and West Africa, has joined the war against COVID-19. It is supporting Lagos State and Ogun State governments in alleviating the pains and disruptions to the daily lives of citizens as a result of the lock down.
The management of Viju Industries (Nigeria) Limited stated that this is an unprecedented crisis necessitating urgent attention, hence, the distribution of relief materials across these states. The company is targeting the most economically vulnerable in the society during this shutdown.
“We realize the effect on Nigerians, especially the economically vulnerable in the society and those on daily wages whose incomes are closely tied to ongoing economic activities, which for now have been locked down,” the company said. It also added that the relief items donated in thousands to the States Emergency Food Response to be distributed across the residents in Lagos and Ogun States respectively are; Viju Milk drinks, Obest Biscuits, Mama V Tomato Paste and Mr. V premium water.
In addition to the food items, the company also commended the effort of all health workers on the frontline in battling the COVID-19 pandemic and also urged residents to abide with medical precautions and government’s effort to combat this dreaded pandemic. The company said: “Despite the social distancing, all of our hearts remain together, being confident that working together, we can, and we will come out victorious. Please, do stay safe while you heed to government instruction of staying home. Do not forget, regular hand washing and social distancing.”