COVID-19: SO&U adopts remote service operational measures

In a deliberate move aimed at safeguarding its staff, clients and the general public against the scourge of the Covid-19 global pandemic, SO&U, one of Nigeria’s leading Integrated Marketing Communications Group has announced temporary suspension of its business operations.

The company, consequent upon this decision, has mandated its employees both at its Opebi and Ikeja GRA locations to activate a remote operation and services mode until further notice.

Group Managing Director of the organisation, Udeme Ufot, said it was the collective responsibility of the SO&U Group to help stop the spread of Covid-19, adding that in line with the objective, the company was encouraging its employees, clients and the general public to take precautionary measures necessary to safeguard their health and that of others.

“As a business, community and team, we hold firmly to faith and trust that united we will fight and beat the Covid-19 scourge. One of such measures we have immediately embraced is the global call for “Social Distancing” amongst other advisory measures by both the local and international health organisations even in our business operations,” he said.

The organisation’s boss added: “Following recent development in the spread of the dreaded virus, we have been constrained to activate our scenario two crisis response option to the health crisis, which is voluntary shutdown of our offices, and remote operations from home by all our staff except those who must absolutely be in the office.”

He continued: “On Monday, 23rd March, we tested our business continuity systems and are confident of our capability to service our clients’ needs remotely from outside our offices without disruption.

“We shall persevere through this challenge and believe that together we shall emerge from it with a deeper sense of purpose.”

The firm appealed for the understanding and cooperation of all clients and other stakeholders to ensure the success of the remote work mode even as the management team reaffirmed its commitment to delivering top notch creative and communications services.

SO&U Group is one of Nigeria’s leading integrated marketing communications group comprising of SO&U Advertising, Maximedia Global, Soulcomms, Lucid AudioVisual, Vyrus Digital and Iris Exposures.


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