Unilever Commits to Growth of Economy


The Africa President of Unilever, Mr. Bruno Witvoet, has reiterated the company’s commitment to actively contribute to enhancing local manufacturing in Nigeria.
Bruno said this during a recent visit to the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. He was accompanied on the visit by the Leadership Team of Unilever Nigeria.

The Africa president commended the development strategy of the Governor in ensuring the state is inclusive in economic growth and socio-economic transformation which translates into substantial improvements in the quality of lives of Kaduna citizens.

In the same vein, Witvoet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Governor on the Kaduna Emergency Nutrition Action Plan (KADENAP), an initiative championed by the Wife of the Governor, Hajia Aisha (Ummi) Garba El-Rufai aimed at tackling anaemia/malnutrition in the State.

In his response, Governor El-Rufai commended the company for their efforts in the sustainable development of Kaduna State. He reassured the team of the government’s assistance whenever there is an expansion plan within and outside of the state.