Stella Chinyelu Okoli

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Stella Chinyelu Okoli (30th July 1944) is a Nigerian pharmacist, philanthropist and entrepreneur. She is the founder and current chief executive officer of Emzor pharmaceutical manufacturing company, founded in 1977.


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  • “The current forex situation has made our suppliers think less of us as a country and that is not good enough.”
    • [1] Stella Okoli speech in Lagos at the 30 years anniversary celebration of it’s flagship brand, Emzor Paracetamol.
  • “We must encourage our own local manufacturers to meet the needs of their people locally as well as export to other nations to avoid recession.”
    • [2] Stella Okoli speech in Lagos at the 30 years anniversary celebration of it’s flagship brand, Emzor Paracetamol.
  • “It is important for young female entrepreneurs to start small.”
    • [3]On her advice for young female entrepreneurs
  • "They are foreigners and could divest, pull out their funds or go back home to their countries. I couldn’t go anywhere, hence, I was forced to do the best I could to ensure the quality and the growth of the industry was maintained. We just had to do our best the only way we knew how"
    • [4] On Challenges while starting her business
  • "There have been policies over the years that have favoured the trading multi-nationals, to the detriment and disadvantage of those of us who have invested in the development of the manufacturing aspect of the industry"
    • [5] on policies by the government
  • "The reason she is successful is because of her integrity; no matter what she is passing through, she has always done good to others"
    • [6] on asisat oshoala

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