Mouka Limited (“Mouka”), a partner company of The Abraaj Group was named ‘Mattress Manufacturer of the Year’ at The Guardian Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2017. The inaugural event was held by The Guardian, a leading media outlet in Nigeria, in partnership with the African Development Studies Centre (ASDC) to recognize distinguished sector players in the manufacturing industry in Nigeria.
Established in Kano in 1959, Mouka is a leading mattress manufacturer in Nigeria’s foam and bedding space, benefiting from a strong household brand name that is synonymous with quality. The company has an extensive distribution network across the country, with more than 1,000 branded sales outlets and over 250 third party distributors in the country. Mouka also has production facilities in the South West, South East and North of the country, and has implemented Health, Safety and Environment policies in all its manufacturing plants. The company has also successfully integrated ISO audits undertaken by the Standards Organization of Nigeria.
This is the third award for Mouka this year, following recognition by the London Stock Exchange as a ‘Company to Inspire Africa’ which showcases the most dynamic private, high growth companies in the continent, and the ‘Mattress Brand of 2017’ by the African Brand Congress Nigeria.