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Valency Group engages 1,000 Nigerian Women


In the midst of financial vulnerabilities and loss of livelihood in numerous Nigerian homes occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, no less than 1,000 young women have been engaged with the production and processing of agro food items by Valency Agro Nigeria Ltd.

Senior Executive Director, Valency Group, Mr. Sumit Jain, in a statement, said engagement of 1,000 ladies labor force in its cashew production and processing factory, was a show of the company’s affectability to gender empowerment.

He said: “In view of the expansion of production and processing of cashew nuts and other agro products, three peeling centres have been built and fully-equipped with the state-of-art modern processing machineries in Ibafo and Abule-oshun areas of Ogun State.

“This, automatically, implied the need to increase the labour workforce by 400 female employees in addition to the existing 600 and also empower them with the skills, especially now due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy. We have remained resolute in our commitment to enhance the enterprise value for shareholders and stakeholders, which implies sustaining the people’s wellbeing.”

One of the beneficiariee, Rosemary Ibiam, a packaging operator, expressed gratitude toward the administration for the opportunity.

She pledged to deliver on performance expected of her and encourage the firm’s obligation to meet its objectives.


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