Reckitt Benckiser (RB), makers of Dettol and Jik, has donated hygiene products worth N65 million to Federal Ministry of Health to enable it respond to corona virus pandemic in Nigeria, improve access to health, hygiene and nutrition for Nigerians.
Donated items included hygiene products such as antiseptic disinfectants, dettol soaps, Jik bleach, full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and 100 mobile hand wash units to be installed at locations as advised by the ministry of health.
The donations which was presented by representatives of RB at the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, was received by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, in company of other senior ministry officials.
General Manager, RB Nigeria Health, Mr. Dayanand Sriram, in his remarks said the purpose of the donation was to help protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. He said it was a delight for them to support the Federal Ministry of Health, and also to play their part in stemming the effects of the pandemic in Nigeria