As a way of showing love and care to its core brand loyalists – the children during the festive season, ‘Indomie special Santa’ paid a surprise visit to the Paediatrics unit of the Gbagada General Hospital to present gift items to the children in the hospital as well as to donate some medical equipment to the unit.
The Indomie Santa surprise visit is an initiative of the Dufil Prima Foods, makers of the noble noodles brand; Indomie to express and extend the love and joy of the season to those who due to health challenges or difficulty cannot join their peers in the celebration. Speaking during the visit, The Head, Public Relations and Event Manager, Dufil Prima Foods Plc, Mr. Tope Ashiwaju, stated that the visit to the hospital was to celebrate with children who were admitted for one reason or the other at the hospital and also to bring the celebration of Christmas to them on the sick bed. He said, “In the spirit of this season, the management and staff of Dufil Prima Foods plc wants everyone to have something to cheer about during this festive season.
In as much as they are indisposed, they would have loved to be on their feet in their respective homes celebrating, Indomie Santa decided to pay them a surprise visit, in other to felicitate with them and also to present gift items to them and their mothers.” Mothers of indisposed children who could not hold back their joy expressed gratitude to the Brand for the kind gesture toward their children.
He commended the management of the hospital for the good works they are doing to make Lagosians healthy and also for the progressive developmental initiative of the management. Ashiwaju further announced the donation of some medical equipment to the hospital. According to him, “We cannot leave government alone to the development of our society. Corporate organisations should come onboard to assist in their own little ways.” Receiving the medical equipment donated by the Dufil Prima foods, the Medical Director, Gbagada General Hospital, Dr. Tayo Lawal, expressed the management’s delight for the gesture and also for considering their hospital appropriate for the surprise visit. “We are grateful to Dufil Prima Foods for their kind gesture and we hope other corporate bodies will toll the path of Dufil in collaborating with the government’s drive for a healthy society.” Indomie has also disclosed plans to reach out to other public health centres in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kaduna. It would be recalled that Dufil recently donated medical equipment to Akerele Health Centre, a government owned hospital as part of its corporate social responsibility activities plan for the health sector.