How COVID-19 impacts Nigeria’s brewery industry
19 April 2020 | 3:23 pm
Renaissance Capital says brewers in Nigeria are experiencing a material decline in beer volumes following the restrictions to movements and gatherings directed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus. Adedayo Ayeni, Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa Consumer at Renaissance Capital.
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