Business mogul, Ezeude distributes free books and Beloxxi biscuits to Anambra school
NEWSMAN, Anambra – Billionaire businessman and manufacturer of the popular Beloxxi biscuits, Chief Obi Ezeude on Thursday donated his products, books and writing materials to students of the Odida Primary School in Abatete, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State.
“One of the beautiful things about entrepreneurship is that we influence humanity in positive ways no matter where they are”, Ezeude said in a message to the school authorities.
The foremost industrialist said the donation of cartons of Beloxxi biscuits and writing materials to the school pupils was his own way of ensuring that philanthropy goes along with business for the betterment of the Nigerian society.
“Abatete is my maternal home town and thus holds special memories for me. I heard it was magical and marvelous,” the billionaire businessman said. “I thank God for the home coming and the spark of joy in the hearts and souls of the young kids we touched because of God,” Ezeude said.
Speaking on behalf of the school authorities and the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha, Rev. Father Paschal described the gesture as “simply overwhelming” especially for someone unknown to the pupils to make such humanitarian donations.
In a message to the industrialist, Rev. Fr. Paschal commended the Beloxxi biscuits boss and his company for their contributions to the school.
“It’s simply marvelous. That someone not known to them thought of them is a great way to add value to these rather invisible children. Many thanks again”, Rev. Fr. Paschal wrote.
Ezeude also thanked the school authorities and the priest for his “leadership and logistical support” for the initiative to give back to society through Beloxxi’s Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR.
“We shall continue in our small ways to support the students so that they would develop as credible leaders of tomorrow for Nigeria,” the industrialist who is based in Lagos said.
– Beloxxi biscuits and nutritious products –
Beloxxi biscuits is a combination of the finest ingredients in biscuit making that is wrapped in unique packaging materials. The products are produced in a clinically clean and hygienic environment.
Each product contains top quality grade wheat flour mixed with skimmed milk, glucose (not sugar) littlesalt (in consideration of health interest of customers).
The products are carefully enriched with beta-carotenes which are very good source for preventing Vitamin A deficiency, promoting effective cellcommunication, boosting human immune – system. It is also an anti-oxidant.
The company is sensitive to religious, cultural and health background of various customers, and does not use animal fats in the production process. Instead palm-oil based fats; margarine and coconut oil are used. Choice of these ingredients guarantees that the biscuit have zero-cholesterol level.
These nutritive facts have been corroborated by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), and other regulatory agencies in Nigeria and beyond.