The authority of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, makers of Peak Milk, has regretted the inconveniences caused by the recent Easter advert to the Christian Association of Nigeria. Said, it has been withdrawn.
With due apology, the management denied there wasn’t any intention to make mockery of the importance of the season nor to inordinately underrated the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.”
Ore Famurewa, Executive Director of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc (Corporate Affairs), had expressed remorse in a letter to the President of CAN, Archbishop Daniel Okoh dated April 10 2023, titled, “Apology for the Good Friday social media post by the Peak Brand”, obtained by the PUNCH on Tuesday morning (4:24 am).
“We hereby restate our commitment to our unwavering mission of nurturing Nigeria while maintaining the respect of all religious laws, tenets and guidelines.
“Once again, please accept our deepest apology and pledge to prevent a reoccurrence of such in the future. Do accept the assurances of my esteemed regards”, Famurewa said.
In a statement made available to The PUNCH by its General Secretary, Joseph Daramola, WAMCO described the advertisement as “insensitive, offensive, and totally unacceptable.”