By Chioma Umeha
FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC, weekend, witnessed a fire outbreak in the condensed factory at its premises in Ogba Industrial Estate, Ikeja, Lagos State, but was immediately brought under control.
According to Ore Famurewa, Corporate Affairs Director: “The fire was promptly put under control by the Lagos State Fire Service, supported by FrieslandCampina WAMCO Safety Team and corporate neighbours.”’
The fire was, however, promptly put under control by the Lagos State Fire Service supported by FrieslandCampina WAMCO safety team and corporate neighbours.
No casualties were recorded in the process, as immediate action was taken to safeguard the lives of employees on duty by evacuating them.
Only the conveyor area of the condensed factory was affected through a mass conveyor carrying empty cans to the filling room.
The company’s Corporate Affairs Director, Mrs. Ore Famurewa, in a statement issued yesterday said: “The fire outbreak, which occurred at around 1:10pm, was contained by 1:55pm. The fire was caused by electrical malfunction in the conveyor section.
“We commend our employees for showing high commitment and safety leadership in organizing themselves during the fire. In all this, FrieslandCampina WAMCO operations were not disrupted by the incident. As always, we ensure the safety and security of our employees as high priority.”