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Coscharis group scales down operations on Covid-19

…President/CEO urges observance to safety rules

Following the recent global outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, Coscharis group, strong players in Nigeria’s automotive business has advised its customers, staff and and other critical stakeholders to remain calm and take precautionary and safety measures as instructed by the world health organisation (WHO) and the Nigerian Center for Diseases Control (NCDC).

Cosmas Maduka, president of Coscharis Group,  owners of several automotive brand franchises including Rolls Royce Cars in Nigeria  said  the conglomerate have been following with great details the global developments as it relates to the Covid-19 health situation which is really unprecedented and one virus that has brought the whole world to a standstill.

As a responsible corporate entity, Maduka said, the company is adhering strictly to government and the health institutions’ advice to ensure the safety of its assets that are made up of the staff and other stakeholders.

‘’We have therefore put in place critical safety precautions in line with required guidelines across all our facilities and business concerns. In line with the Lagos state Governor’s directives, all our Lagos based offices have been directed to drastically scale down number of their staff that will be coming to the office to achieve the required social distance directives while others work from home to be able to continually deliver value for all our stakeholders’’.

Some of the measures already put in place the Coscharis boss said are the hand held scanners to check the temperature of all visitors and staff coming in and out of its office facilities.

There are automatic and manual dispensers in all touch points within its locations coupled with consistent cleaning of critical areas of all our buildings where human traffic occurs.

Likewise, all offshore business trips for staff have been put on hold while the foreign partners are advised to stay in their various countries for the period till further notice.

‘’During this challenging period, while we would be exploring options that will reduce physical engagements where it is necessary, to the barest minimum otherwise, we encourage our customers and stakeholders to utilize other platforms like telephones, emails and our website as credible options to engage for our services’’. Cosmas Maduka said.

He pledged the company’s support to every efforts of the government to control the spread of this unfortunate virus and encourages every citizens and foreigners alike to remain responsible as possible while describing the situation as just a phase that will soon fade away in our lifetime.

 

MIKE OCHONMA

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