Evans Industries Limited is collaborating with Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited to stage A Walk Against Malaria on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The Walk is part of activities lined up by the two companies to mark World Malaria Day.
Evans Ltd, a member of the Ekulo Group of companies, manufacturers of household items, including the iconic Meditol Antiseptic Medicated range of soap. One of the Meditol variants which is formulated as anti-bacteria and anti-mosquito soap is the sponsoring brand.
The Meditol variant provides double protection against bacteria and mosquito bites, keeping consumers healthy, with smooth, radiant and moisturized skin.
Media Adviser to the Ekulo Group, Ingram Osigwe said Evans products are manufactured with the health and well-being of Nigerians in mind and according to him the company is constantly engaged in scientific research to come up with quality and world standard brands.
“Evans is 100 percent Nigerian. This explains its motto: ‘We are Proud of Nigeria and Want Nigeria to be Proud of Us’. For Evans industries, Nigeria comes first,” he said
Ingram explained that the company is making a bold statement with Meditol: “The anti-mosquito variant of Meditol is Evans’ contribution to the fight against malaria scourge in Nigeria. This double action Meditol variant is the first of its kind in Nigeria and its only fit and proper that it co-sponsors Walk Against Malaria to commemorate World Malaria Day”, the Marketing Communications guru said.
The three kilometre Walk Against Malaria, according to the organisers, will commence at 7am from the National Stadium, Surelere Lagos to the National Theatre, Igammu, Lagos.
The event will feature free malaria test, health talk, entertainment and refreshment. Free malaria drugs, anti-mosquito Meditol Medicated Antiseptic soap, caps and shirts will also be shared free at the event.