Imbued by the pass off ‘ doing good’, Mr Bigg’s alongside the premium UAC Restaurants Pizza brand, Debonairs Pizza lived up to the billings by taking the corporate social responsibility initiative to connect with front-line responders -health workers and traders within Lekki-Ajah axis in Lagos to mark the first combo store anniversary situated in Northwest filling station near Victoria Garden City, Lekki Lagos.
The Ikota Primary Health Care Centre, Lekki and OrisunmiBaareOlumegbon Market, Ajah were two public places visited yesterday by Mr Bigg’s and Debonairs Pizza team to donate products and facemasks
The first combo store was commissioned on July 9, 2019, followed by the second combo store at Amuwo Odofin’s on September 30, 2019. This is an initiative created by the brand to stimulate new consumer experience across all touchpoints.
Recognizing the health workers response towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, UAC Restaurants’ Mr Bigg’s and Debonairs Pizza yesterday donated Mr Bigg’s meals, Debonairs Pizza’s Snackie and facemasks to staff and patients of the Ikota Primary Health Care Centre, Lekki.
In the same vein, Branded facemasks alongside pastry products were distributed to traders and shoppers at the Orisunmi Baare Olumegbon Market, Ajah to celebrate the first anniversary of the combo store located within Northwest filling station by VGC in Lekki.
While thanking the health care centre management and the market leaders for welcoming the brands, the UAC Restaurants’ marketing services manager, Mrs Eustesia Ogunsusi said that the brand was excited to come the centre and market to identify with them since this aligns with the principle of the organisation.
“We have recognized the critical role you have played during this uncertain time and we are not unaware of the risk you face in protecting others, hence we have come here today to say ‘thank you’,” she said.
Speaking to the market leaders and shoppers at the Orisunmi Baare Olumegbon Market Ajah, Mrs Ogunsusi reiterated the importance of wearing a facemask and urged the traders and shoppers to adhere strictly to the government protocol by wearing facemask at the public space as well as maintaining social and physical distancing.
She, however, promised consumers that the brands- Mr Bigg’s and Debonairs Pizza will continue to address the stakeholders concerns as well as giving back to society.
Responding to the visit, the Officer-in-Charge/Assistant Director of Nursing, Mrs Cecilia Oluborode said, that it was pleasing to receive a corporate organization in her facility. “We are excited to have you and also identifying with us. The government cannot do it alone, therefore, we are grateful and appreciative, “she added.
The Iya Oloja of the Orisunmi Baare Olumegbon Market Ajah, Mrs Maryam Lawal thanked UAC Restaurants’ team for identifying with the market. She implored other stakeholders to emulate Mr Bigg’s & Debonairs Pizza by giving back to their customers and the people within their operating environment to enable them to weather the hard occasioned by the pandemic.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Meat Seller Association of Orisunmi Baare Olumegbon Market Ajah, Mr Sakiru Adekola commended the brands for choosing the market to give back.
“We are very grateful not for the foods alone but especially for the facemask the company has donated to us. We will ensure our members wear it appropriately,” he added.