As part of its social responsibility to the society, the Unilever Nigeria Plc in partnership with Intergrated Investment Services has donated household materials worth millions of naira to the victims of flood disaster in Kogi State .The items are cartons of Omo, Close-up, sunlight detergents and lux. The distributor of the company in Kogi state , Pharm Peter Yakubu Iduh and Olumayan Gbenga Folorunso of Unilever Plc. who presented the items to the state government in Lokoja Weekend said the gesture was part of the social responsibility of the company to ameliorate the suffering of the flood victims who have lost their livelihood to the unfortunate, but natural disaster. According to him “When you see what the 2018 flood did to people in Kogi state, you have to really feel for the people affected by the disaster . “With our mindset, it is not all about making money we equally have the right attitude that people should not suffered beyond what they have passed through in Kogi State. “For that reason we discussed among ourselves dealers of Uniliver in Kogi State and approached the company to come to the aid of the flood victims in Kogi State.
“We know there is no how we can replaced everything the victims lost to the flood, but with this little relief materials , we have actually touched few souls affected by the disaster” Iduh urged the state government to ensure that the items reached the real victims at the various IDP camps in the state. Receiving the items on behalf of the state government, the Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr Usman Sanusi commended the management of Unilever and Idu Integrated Services for the donations. He assured that the items will be carefully distributed to the victims in all the camps in a transparent and accountable manner. The Commissioner however, appealed manufacturers , corporate organisations in the country to render their social responsibility to the people.