By Abdulmumin Murtala, Kano
About 10,000 people are going to benefit from the newly installed free washing center located at the GRA in Kano where thousands of clothes could be washed for free using state of the the art technology.
LG Electronics has reiterated its commitment to drive sustainability through its nationwide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and intervention to Kano State. The company recently commissioned a new Free Wash Centre
located at the LG Fouani showroom on 1 Race Course road, GRA with the aim of supporting communities lacking adequate water to efficiently carry out laundry activities as well as encourage a proper hygienic living.
The laundry cabin is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to effectively take care of laundry needs of the people for free. The facility with several LG Washing machines, LG Dryers, LG Air Conditioning units, uninterrupted power supply, constant supply of water among others is to ensure that the facility operates seamlessly.
Officials said, the new Free Wash Centre becomes the third laundry cabin launched by LG Electronics since the opening of the state-of-the-art facilities in Lagos in April 2018 and Port Harcourt in May 2019 respectively.
According to Mr. Hari Elluru, Head of Corporate Marketing Division, LG Electronics West Africa, the free wash centre is designed to operate on a daily basis in order to improve the living conditions as well as support the daily washing needs of people in the area.
“LG Electronics has over the years continued to receive commendation from Nigerian consumers for having their interest at heart in the development of cutting edge technological products. In almost two years of operating both free wash centres, LG has served over 25,000 people and washed more than 190,000 set of clothes”, he said.