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CAN Bashes WAMCO Nigeria For Insensitive Advert On Good Friday



WAMCO Nigeria PLC, a dairy company in Nigeria get bashed by the christain association of Nigeria (CAN) for an advertisement they claimed was  insensitive to Christians on Good Friday.


According to further reports, the company released an advertisement on Good Friday, which is one of the most significant days on the Christian calendar, promoting its products with the caption, “We are excited about the season of Good Friday! We believe it’s a great day to celebrate with our products.”.


Reacting to the advert, CAN expressed its disappointment and called on the company to remove  the advertisement and apologize to Christians in the country.


In a statement issued by the Chairman of CAN in Lagos State, Apostle Alexander Bamgbola, he stated, “It is insensitive, thoughtless, and reprehensible for any organization to make a mockery of Good Friday, which is the day that symbolizes the supreme sacrifice of Jesus Christ to save humanity.”


Bamgbola further stated that the advert was a clear indication of the lack of respect for the Christian faith and urged companies to be more sensitive in their advertising during religious festivals.

Meanwhile, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC has apologized for the advertisement and stated that it was an error in judgment. The company further stated that it did not intend to offend anyone or belittle the significance of Good Friday.


The company’s statement read, “We acknowledge that our recent advertisement on Good Friday was insensitive and inappropriate. We sincerely apologize to all our Christian consumers and other stakeholders who may have been offended by this. It was an error in judgment, and we assure you that it does not reflect our company’s values or beliefs.”

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