In yet another demonstration of its commitment to impact lives positively in communities where it operates, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has commissioned a water health centre in Adigbe community in Ogun State.
The facility which is situated within Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, was formally unveiled, at a special commissioning event, by the Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Her Excellency Chief (Mrs) Yetunde Onanuga. The event was also attended by other key stakeholders including: the Acting Consular General of the United States Consulate, Mrs. Dehab Ghebreab, representatives of Water Health International and members of Adigbe community.
The water facility consist of a borehole and an ultramodern water treatment unit, such that the water in the facility goes through a six stage purification process to remove organic matter, excess chlorine, bad taste, dirt, unwanted materials, dissolved inorganic solids, disease carrying bacteria and pathogens etc. The facility is capable of providing 2700 litres of clean water hourly.
The ultra-modern water facility Guinness Nigeria constructed in Adigbe – the company’s third in Ogun State – was implemented in partnership with Water Health International, an international organization that provides drinking water to communities (primarily rural areas) around the world. The partnership between Guinness Nigeria and Water Health International will ensure the sustainability of the new facility.