The Management of Cadbury Nigeria has reiterated the company’s commitment towards the development of Lagos State through various developmental initiatives.
This was revealed during a courtesy call on the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode by Cadbury Nigeria Leadership Team led by Managing Director Cadbury West Africa, Mr Roy Naaman, Finance Director, Mrs. Yimika Adeboye, Company Secretary/Chief Counsel, Mrs. Fola Akande, Manufacturing Director, Mr Nasir Malik, and Head Corporate and Government Affairs, Mr. Bala Yesufu.
While expressing gratitude for the warm reception accorded to Cadbury Nigeria in the state, Managing Director, Cadbury West Africa, Mr Roy Naaman, maintained that Cadbury has enjoyed cordial relationship with the government and people of Lagos State over the years.
“On our part, we shall remain a responsible corporate citizen of the state and continue to partner with the government through employment generation, participation in various developmental initiatives, contribution to the state treasury in different forms and stimulation of socio-economic activities in the state,” Naaman noted.
In his remarks, Governor Ambode observed that Cadbury’s newly commissioned factory is good news for the Lagos economy and a boost to the states’ efforts to bringing investments to the state.
“As a state, we have a duty to support Cadbury not just because you employ our citizens and the social responsibility activities you undertake, but to ensure we keep enjoying the quality and consistency your brands bring to our community,” Ambode stressed.
Also speaking, Mr. Bala Yesufu, Head, Corporate & Government Affairs, Cadbury Nigeria, noted that the courtesy visit was not only to express appreciation to his Excellency for unveiling Cadbury state-of-the-art factory recently but was also necessitated by the need to continually build, strengthen, nurture and sustain relationship with Government at all levels. – The Nation.