With 17 years of active pharmaceutical business in Liberia, the Lucky Pharmacy on the 25th January opened its new branch in Ganta, Nimba County.
The pharmacy is expected to be the biggest in Nimba County, and will be selling both retail and wholesale quality drugs/medicine to the public.
The ceremony was attended by local officials of the government and health workers, including the head of Nimba County Health Team.
Teeko Yorlay, Nimba County’s Development Superintendent, described Lucky Pharmacy’s branch opening as a great development for people of the county.
“It will create employment opportunities for many youths while providing quality medicine for our people,” he said.
He also urged the pharmacy not to sell any expired drugs/medicine.
Dr. Boweh, Nimba’s Chief Health Officer expressed happiness for the arrival of Lucky Pharmacy to Ganta and urged the management to open branches in Sanniquellie and other parts of the county.
“This pharmacy had been supplying our various hospitals in Nimba with medicine. That is why their opening a branch here is a great blessing for us,” he said.
Nimba County has a population of approximately 463, 000 people comprised of 17 administrative districts made up of 193 towns, had been without any pharmacy since it gained its county status in 1964.
The CEO of the Lucky Pharmacy in Liberia, Mr. Sam Jhamnani, pledged to sell quality drugs/medicines to the citizens and the public at large.
“The same medicine I use to treat my children or my family is the same medicine I sell to the public to treat their children,” he concluded.