Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Mouka Donates Relief Products To Esema
Mouka B: L-R: Head of Commercial, Mouka Limited, Mr.Jude Abonu,CEO/Managing Director, Mouka Limited, Mrs. Peju Adebajo and Deputy Governor, Ekiti State, Mrs. Olufunilayo Aduni Olayinka during the donation of 50 Units of Mouka Mattresses and Pillows to Ekiti State Management Agency at the Mouka Headquaters in Lagos
Mouka Donates Relief Products To Esema
Lagos; September 27, 2011: The Managing Director of Mouka Limited, Mrs. Peju Adebajo has said that for government to achieve its vision of progress and development, it must open its doors to meaningful partnerships, useful collaboration and constructive engagement with the private sector.
Mrs. Adebajo made the submission at the company’s corporate head office in Lagos during the donation of 50 units each of mattresses and pillows to the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Ekiti State as part of its corporate social responsibilities (CSR), adding that the occasion not only an indication of Mouka’s commitment to the support of Ekiti State, but also part of its vision of adding comfort to the lives of Nigerians.
While saying that sleep problems constitute a global epidemic affecting up to 45% of the world’s population and sleep deprivation significantly impact physical, mental and emotional health, in addition to affecting work performance and personal relationships. “Mouka Limited recognizes these issues and this explains why Mouka has championed the cause for wellness in Nigeria”.
Receiving the products on behalf of Ekiti State Government, the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Olayinka commended the efforts of the company to have decided to present these beddings to State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for the victims ravaged by various natural disasters to assist them.
Her Excellency, Mrs. Olayinka added that the people is the central focus of Ekiti State government, stating that the government is willing to partner with the private sector to ensure that the citizens are motivated to be at their best. “Being healthy is not only determined by absence of sickness, but by living a sublime life that is of an acceptable human standard”.
Mrs. Olayinka implored all tiers of government to be proactive by ensuring that there are relief materials for victims of disasters ranging from fire, flood and storm before they occur. She however urged other corporate organizations and well-meaning Nigerians in the diaspora to emulate Mouka Limited and always think about the people in the communities where they do businesses and take seriously to being socially responsible.
About Mouka Limited
With production facilities in Lagos, Benin and Kaduna, Mouka Limited is a leading Nigerian manufacturer of polyurethane-based products. A highly successful commercial enterprise with a pan-Nigeria supply chain, the company now has a strong share of the household and industrial foam market in Nigeria and the ECOWAS sub-region. The ‘Mouka’ brand has indeed become synonymous with quality in these markets. Founded in 1972 by the Moukarim family which retained a 100% stake in the company until 2007, Mouka Ltd currently employs over 1000 persons across its various locations. The company’s positive impact on people and the environment continue to grow. Through its corporate and institutional efforts, and using its Mouka Academy, the company is a major contributor to the social and economic landscape of Africa’s most populous market.
The Moukarim family divested some of its equity to Actis, an international private equity firm, which acquired a 67% stake of Mouka Ltd, in 2007. The Actis acquisition has paved the way for a new management team and enabled the injection of modern production technology and more efficient manufacturing techniques, tools and processes.