Nigeria’s booming hydroalcoholic gel business

Nigeria’s hydroalcoholic gel business booms amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In this edition, we speak with Dr. Stephanie Sodangi, who set up a local gel manufacturing plant in her clinic in Abuja.

High demand for sanitary products such as hydro-alcoholic gels and facemasks following the Covid-19 pandemic has led to the emergence of startups.

In Nigeria, Dr. Stephanie Sodangi, a metropolitan physician and chemist, started manufacturing hand sanitizers in response to the current shortage.