Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, a subsidiary of Emzor Chemists Limited, is a wholly private indigenous pharmaceutical manufacturing company incorporated in Nigeria in 1984 for the purpose of manufacturing high quality pharmaceutical products and medical consumables. Its holding company, Emzor Chemists Limited opened for retail business in January 1977 at number 1 Fola Agoro street, Abule Ijesha,Yaba, Lagos.
The rapid growth of the retail business encouraged Emzor Chemists Limited to venture into the importation and wholesale of assorted pharmaceuticals. The idea to manufacture locally came later and this was predicated on the need to develop local capability, create jobs and provide high quality pharmaceutical products and services to the Nigerian people at prices that are not only affordable but represent va
Emzor Pharmceutical Ind. Ltd. started pilot production in 1985. By 1986 it had become an established pharmaceutical manufacturing company especially with the introduction of Emzor Paracetamol.
The factory is located on 2.5 acres of land in the Isolo industrial area of Lagos with facilities to make a wide variety of high quality pharmaceutical products that meet international standards at affordable and competitive prices. The factory is registered with the Federal Ministry of Health under the supervision of Mrs. Stella Okoli, the superintendent pharmacist, managing director and chief executive officer.
The then secretary of Health to the Interim National Government Dr. Christopher Okojie officially commissioned the company in July 1993. The company has since attracted foreign missions, scholars, and students of pharmacy, microbiology and chemistry. In April 1999, Prof. Debo Adeyemi, the Honorable Minister of Health, commissioned the factory extension.
From the humble beginning of four (4) products lines in 1987, we now manufacture in our factory a large range of over fifty (50) products in the analgesic, anti-malaria, vitamin/haematinics/multivitamin supplement, anti-helmintic, antibiotics and therapeutic class.
Today, Emzor has become a household name in Nigeria and a leader in the pharmaceutical market that is known for quality products at prices that offer real value. These products are widely distributed throughout Nigeria and the West African coast. Our commitment is to produce and deliver flawless products on time and every time.