Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), maker of the non-alcoholic beverage, Coca-Cola in Nigeria has been bestowed 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 was part of the 16th National Productivity Day Celebration themed ‘Productivity for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Employment’ took place on 21 February, 2017 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.
In a statement made by Grace Omo-Lamai, the company’s Human resource director, she 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.”
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