EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, The Gambia: Banjul Breweries Limited, Tuesday awarded prizes to its wholesale competitors at its head office in Kanifing.
The competition was conducted on World cola and the bottler’s newest products Chill and Duple. The prizes include tricycle refrigerators, televisions, laptops, and other items.
Charles Otu Mbady emerged winner in all the three categories and was awarded three tricycle refrigerators. He is a Nigerian citizen and a longtime businessman in The Gambia, employing Gambian youth from Kombo to Basse.
Fatou Sinyan Bergan, who spoke on behalf of the management of the company congratulated the winners.
She said Banjul Breweries stands out as one of the best bottling companies in the country, while challenging the winners to maintain hard work in their businesses.
Madam Sinyan Bergan also assured the winners that Banjul Breweries will continues to work with them and help them in growing their businesses, encouraging them to keep maintain the pace as they have a lot in store for them in 2020.
Borry Darboe, sales and marketing manager congratulated the winners and assured them that more opportunities will be coming for them. He said the Guinness competition is also on its way, saying they are working on it as a team. He said the competition runs on percentage base and it will go until the end of 2020.
One of the female winners who spoke on behalf of the winners, thanked the company for standing by them and showing their readiness to support them at all time. She said the company will continue to operate with or without them but said without the company, they wouldn’t have been where they are today.
She thanked the management and staff of the company for encouraging them in their businesses.
Banjul Breweries is the leading producer of bear and non-alcoholic drinks in The Gambia. Banjul breweries was incorporation in 1973 and started operation in 1977, it is said to be one of the oldest in the Gambia.
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Story written by Isatou Tamba