NBC wins National Productivity Order of Merit Award

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), bottler of the famed Coca-Cola soft drinks in Nigeria has been honoured with the prestigious National Productivity Order of Merit Award (NPOM) by his Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The Award ceremony which took place on 21 February, 2017 in Abuja was part of the 16th National Productivity Day Celebration themed ‘Productivity for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Employment’.

In a statement made by NBC, its Human Resource Director, Grace Omo-Lamai, said, “NBC is honoured to receive the award as a mark of recognition of the Company’s ground breaking innovations, resilient operations, resourcefulness, and contribution to overall national productivity and stakeholders’ socio economic development.”

L-R, Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo; the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, the Legal, Public Affairs and Communications Director, Mrs. Sade Morgan and Human Resource Director, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), Mrs. Grace Omo-Lamai at the Nigerian Bottling Company’s stand during National Productivity Day celebration held in Abuja

The NPOM Award seeks to acknowledge organizations that are self-reliant in their adaptations and application of technology in order to guarantee for themselves cost effective operation and production efficiency. In addition, the Award recognizes companies which show a trend for sustained increase over the years in vital areas as local sourcing of raw materials, capacity utilization, employee welfare schemes, social progress, amongst other economic growth factors.

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