FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak and Three Crowns brands of milk, has donated N500 million to the Private Sector Coalition Against Covid-19 (CACOVID) fund.
The donation, which came as part of the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), followed the company’s recent donation of N100 million worth of Peak and Three Crowns milk products to support over 100,000 families.
The beneficiaries of the products are those in low-end communities and vulnerable groups who are at risk of compromising their nutritional needs..
The Chairman of the Board of Directors, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, Mr. Moyo Ajekigbe, said: “The novel coronavirus pandemic is a global disaster that has cost the world thousands of lives and threatens its economic well-being.
“At FrieslandCampina WAMCO, we believe that everyone must come together to make a difference. If we join hands with government and credible associations to provide substantial palliatives, critical medical supplies, and with the cooperation of every Nigerian through the adherence of precautionary measures, we will defeat the Covid-19 hence, our donation of products and funds.”
The Managing Director, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Mr. Ben Langat, said: “We have made several donations to support meaningful initiatives in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic; this indeed, represents the confidence and care we have for Nigeria.
“As we encourage Nigerians to unite to defeat the pandemic and reach for their peak again, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria will continue to take responsible actions that ensure we make nourishing dairy nutrition accessible for Nigerians.”