Leading pharmaceutical company in Nigeria SKG Pharma Limited, over the weekend hosted its Trade Partners from across the country in Lagos. The annual conference of distributors of the company’s products saw many go home with brand new Hyundai cars, generators and others gifts that accompanied their award plaques.
Distributors were honored along national and regional zones with Jonaco Pharmacy, Aba, Abia State emerging the national winner once again after winning it last year. Jonaco Pharmacy’s Manager, Mr. Chizoba Okeke received a brand new car on behalf of his company.
Canez HealthCare Limited, Onitsha, also won a car which was received by Mrs. Tina Obiakor, the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Audion Pharmacy Limited’s Managing Director, Mrs. Edith Nwachukwu who also received a car and other gifts was full of appreciation for the gesture while Director of Simba Pharmacy, Mrs. Oby Ibeh Okpareke also got a car on behalf of her company.
Mrs. Nwachukwu, a pharmacist said the relationship between SKG Pharma and the distributors has been a profitable partnership as their businesses have grown over the years. She thanked SKG Pharma for their innovative products which has made them one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in Nigeria.
Managing Director, SKG Pharma Limited, Mr. Okey Akpa thanked trade partners for years of patronage which has seen them and SKG grew consistently. According Mr. Akpa who is also the president of West African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, “the pharmaceutical industry is going through a lot of challenges due to the economic situation the country but not enough to make us misplace our priority, which is manufacturing quality products that will benefit our partners and consumers from across the country.”
Mr. Akpa enthused: “this year will be a great year and to equip us in making the right business decisions that will navigate us through this turbulent time, SKG Pharma is fortunate to have one of Nigeria’s great entrepreneurs, public speaker and international business consultant to speak during this conference.”
The speaker and founder of Savvi Advisory Services, Mr. Augustine Edet, spoke on how entrepreneurs can navigate and grow their businesses to profitability in a harsh economic environment.