Emzor Hits the Silver Jubilee Mark, To Unveil Wellness Foundation
Emzor Phamaceutial Industries is set to celebrate its silver jubiee anniversary of building an oak of an industry from the humble mustard seed sown 25 years ago at Fola Agoro, Yaba, Lagos as a chemist shop.
Speaking at a pre anniversary press conference at the company’s head office in Lagos, The Founder/Group Managing Director of the company, Mrs. Stella Okoli, OON, reveals that outside the usual annual thanksgiving dinner the company organizes as a tradition “We have an even greater reason to thank God and our different stakeholders as our company attains the silver Jubilee as we consider ourselves an established, mature and reputable organization to the glory of God”
An important part of the activities will be the official unveiling of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative – The Emzor Wellness Foundation. This will seek to consolidate and build on Emzor’s various humanitarian programmes which include Mass deworming for school Age Children, Advocacy for Preventive Therapy of Malaria in Pregnancy and Support for orphanages and Schools among others.
According to the Group Managing Director, the road has been rough with both economic and environmental challenges, Emzor’s staying power and continuous improvement is hinged on its people’s commitment, passion, character, drive for excellence and energy. We also owe a lot to our distributors and consumers who she promises products that will continue to deliever unlimited wellness .
The chemist shop in Fola Agoro had sprung into a colossus in the pharmaceutical sector with five subsidiaries. The group has branches outside the shores of Nigeria and provide direct employment for over 600 people and multifold of this in indirect employment. The company has the highest installed capacity in its sector producing over 5 billion tablets and 3 billion litres of syrup per year in its two factories in Lagos.
Unwilling to be complacent with its achievements and the International Standard Organisation’s status of ISO 9001:2000 in 2009 which was upgraded in 2009 to the ISO 9001:2008 in 2010, the management has challenged itself to attain the World Health Organisation (WHO) certification in due course as there are currently no pharmaceutical company in Nigeria this certification.