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Federal Ministry Of Health Set To Visit Emzor Ultra-Modern WHO-Compliant Factory

For over 30 years, Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited has been committed to the manufacture of high-quality essential medicines in several therapeutic categories, particularly those that address the leading causes of maternal and child mortality. Emzor is the largest indigenous pharmaceutical manufacturer in the country with over 120 products ,all NAFDAC approved. Emzor is also an official sponsor of the Super Eagles, Super Falcons and other national football teams.

Emzor recently commissioned an ultramodern Current Good Manufacturing Practice(cGMP) compliant manufacturing complex that sits on a 60-hectare site in Sagamu Ogun state. The facility has already manufactured and supplied millions of doses of medication ranging from antimalarials, paediatric care, vitamins, antiretrovirals and many more. Emzor products have been supplied to various international organizations through partnerships, for public health intervention, funded by international donors.

Today, Friday, 25th of June 2021, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Health, Alh. Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, will be paying an official courtesy visit to the new manufacturing complex at Sagamu. The Permanent Secretary will tour the facilities and grounds of the manufacturing complex.

About Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited is a wholly private indigenous pharmaceutical manufacturing group founded in 1984 by Dr. Stella C. Okoli, OON. The company is into the manufacture of high quality pharmaceutical products and medical consumables. Its holding company, Emzor Chemists Limited opened for retail business in January 1977 in Yaba, Lagos.

The rapid growth of the retail business encouraged Emzor Chemists Limited to venture into the importation and wholesale of assorted pharmaceuticals. The idea to manufacture locally came later and this was predicated on the need to develop local capability, create jobs and provide high quality pharmaceutical products and services to the Nigerian people at prices that are not only affordable but represent value.

Emzor Pharmaceutical Ind. Ltd. started pilot production in 1985. By 1988 it had become an established pharmaceutical manufacturing company especially with the introduction of Emzor Paracetamol which is today a leading brand of analgesic not only in Nigeria but across Sub Saharan Africa.

The company’s factory is located in the Isolo industrial area of Lagos with facilities to make a wide variety of high quality pharmaceutical products that meet international standards at affordable and competitive prices. All Emzor products meet the highest international standards and are duly registered with NAFDAC.

The then secretary of Health to the Interim National Government Dr. Christopher Okojie officially commissioned the company’s factory in July 1993. The company has since attracted foreign missions, scholars, and students of pharmacy, microbiology and chemistry. In April 1999, Prof. Debo Adeyemi, the Honorable Minister of Health, commissioned the factory extension.

From the modest beginning with four (4) products in 1987, we now manufacture in our factory a wide range of products in the analgesic, anti-malaria, vitamin/haematinics/multivitamin supplement, anti-helmintic, antibiotics and therapeutic categories. The company has in its stable more than 80 different products.

Today, Emzor has become a household name in Nigeria and a leader in the pharmaceutical market that is known for quality products at prices that offer real value. These products are widely distributed throughout Nigeria and the West African coast. Our commitment is to produce and deliver flawless products on time and every time.

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