How Ruzu supports government policies
To ensure Nigerians get quality natural herbs for curing various ailments, Ruzu Herbal Product and Services has opened a distribution centre in Ikeja, Lagos. Also, to support Federal Government’s local contents policy, the company sources its raw material locally, thereby, boosting the nation’s economy and empowering Nigerians.
Called ‘The Ruzu Place’, the centre, according to its Managing Director, Dr. Robert Onyemaechi, is committed to meeting the need of Nigerians, hence the need to expand its reach.
He said the distribution centre was borne out of the deluge of logistics complaints received from existing and prospective distributors, adding, “Obviously, this place is central for every of our distributor to access the products,” he stated.
He further disclosed that plans were on ground to establish other centres across the country. This will enable the company reach out to most of the existing and prospective end-users of its products.
He said the company has collaborated with government agencies for the development of the health sector, adding that it has supported Federal College of Complemetary and Alterntive Medicine (FEDCAM) during the National Council on Health Meeting (NHC).
Onyemaechi noted that the company has received up-to-date recognition awards as a result of the efficacy and quality of its products and services.
“In the course of our research work, we have discovered some herbal drugs that could effectively manage prostrate cancer and kidney stone respectively,” he said.
Another highlight of the event was the presentation of a car and other incentives to the company’s loyal and committed distributors in all its range of products in the second quarter of the year as promised.
He, however, commended the company’s distributors and consumers of its range of products as well as reassures its commitment towards providing quality and efficient products to meet the needs of Nigerians.
Prof. Bade Adewale urged government to stop the hypocrisy of health care delivery and recognize homegrown medicine. “The MD of Ruzu continues to research to deliver quality. Herbal medicine is the way forward, and it has come stay,” he said.
For Anthony Okoye, Orthodox drugs work side by side with herbal medicine in India. Therefore, the government must partner with herbal medicine producers in Nigeria to gain world recognition.” Mr. Felix Adefaye advised that the product should be a lifestyle adopted by all Nigerians.