Official opening of the pharmacy
GWERU – Residents of the city and beyond now has a new place where they can buy all their medicines following the opening of EG Pharmacy last week.
The spacious pharmacy, officially commissioned by renowned gynaecologist, Dr Vaida Mushangwe, is owned by River Valley Properties (RVP) which invested US$250 000 into the project.
Speaking during the pharmacy's official opening opposite the Roman Catholic Cathedral in the CBD, RVP Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Smelly Dube said it was the company's wish to provide Gweru with a clean place where all their medicinal requirements can be met.
"EG's Pharmacy is here to serve the Midlands community. Our long-term objective is, however, not to limit ourselves here but to open more branches nationwide. We simply took a leaf from other countries and built this pharmacy to world class specifications," Dube said.
Ellah Gopo, who is the pharmacist and a partner in the business venture, said it was overwhelming that women were lifting each other in business.
"This is our own establishment and we will have to make it work. We want to expand and spread," said Gopo.
Local businessman, Victor Wasara, who graced the official opening of the pharmacy, said it was a good thing that women were working together for success.
"RVP has added value and ambiance to the pharmacy. That will definitely give customers confidence as the facility is of world class standards," said Wasara.health