Nigerian Bottling Company Wins Awards


The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited had been named the Manufacturing Company of the Year in the soft drinks category at the 2017 edition of the Guardian Manufacturing Excellence Awards, a statement from the firm said on Thursday.

The statement signed by the Director, Legal/Public Affairs and Communications, NBC, Sade Morgan, quoted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, as saying that the firm and other recipient companies deserved to be recognised for their contribution to the growth of the manufacturing sector in Nigeria.

Commenting on the award, Morgan, said, “As a distinguished sector player and industry leader, the award is a recognition of the NBC’s extensive transformational work, product innovation, investment in infrastructure development and society shared value initiatives.”

“In addition, the award showcases manufacturing as a key driver of economic growth and identifies organisations and individuals that are driving and advancing the course of manufacturing in Nigeria,” it stated.