By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano
Kano Governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has endorsed the Vitafoam prayer mat unveiled by the management last week in Kano .
Malam Ibrahim Shekarau who expresses satisfaction with the quality of the product also commended the indigenous firm that has maintain presenceÂ in Kano way back in 1972 for the effort.
According to Governor Shekarau â€œVitafoam is a household name in the country, we have seen and used their product, and I think the quality they paraded is one of the best you can find aroundâ€™â€™.
Malam Shekarau therefore tasked local entrepreneurs to invest on researchÂ that will facilitate the use of local materialÂ to boost our economy. Vitafoam Management had on courtesy call to the Governor introduced a range of products that includes Vitafoam prayer mat neck pillow and wide range orthopedic products
The Marketing Manager of the firm Peter Folikwe who stood in for the Managing Director of the company, Dr Dele MakonjuolaÂ described the prayer mat asÂ â€˜water resistant, has cushioning effect on knees, and guarantee comfort on prostrate position while worshippers prayedâ€™
The Marketing Manager, Peter Folikwe who was accompanied by the outgoing Regional Manager, Doris Sule, and Yusuf Amoto Bashir pledged to partner the Kano Governor over his 2011 Presidential bid.