Bodija Incident: Unilever Nigeria Donates Products To Support Oyo State Government
Unilever Nigeria has donated a range of its products to the Oyo State Government in connection to the incident in the Bodija area of Ibadan, the state capital.
The donation included body creams, toothpaste, seasoning, and other health and hygiene products to support the State Government.
Mr. Godfrey Adejumoh, the Head, Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Business, Unilever Nigeria, who led the team conveyed Unilever’s message of care and comfort to the State Government and offered its support through the product donations that will be useful to the people impacted by the incident.
“We understand the immense discomfort caused by this event, and we are committed to complementing the state government’s efforts for immediate relief and support to those affected. Our thoughts are with them, and we extend our heartfelt message of care and comfort to them,” he said.
Adejumoh, while stressing the company’s role, added: “We are deeply connected to the communities where we operate and believe in standing by them always.
“We are confident that through collective efforts, Ibadan and the entire people of Oyo State will emerge stronger and better from this incident.”
The donation was well-received on behalf of the state government by the Head of the Emergency Medical Team and Special Adviser to the state Governor, Prof. Temitope Alonge. He expressed the state’s gratitude for the timely gesture.
“We appreciate Unilever’s timely and much-needed support during this crucial period. The donation will go a long way in providing comfort to the affected individuals and families when they are finally resettled.”
Also present at the donation were Adegboyega Adesanya, Regional Sales Manager, Unilever Nigeria; Afomre Ubogu, Corporate Communications Specialist, Unilever Nigeria; Mrs. Ojuola Busari, Admin Secretary, Oyo State Emergency Management Agency (OYSEMA); and Goodluck Ehis, CD Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Manager (South), among others.