Viarmor healthcare limited, a subsidiary of Ultimus Holdings has debuted in the Nigeria market with Aura Air, a product it describes as the World’s Smartest Air Purification System”.
The company said Aura Air purifier is an all-in-one indoor air purification and quality intelligence system that filters and disinfects indoor air through a unique 4-stage purification process while keenly monitoring its quality in real time as it alerts its user immediately hazards are detected.
It also provides crucial intelligence as to the origin of the problem and proffers solutions to rectify it, giving off warning signals if immediate action or evacuation is required.
Speaking at the media parley held Lagos, the Chairman/President of Ultimus Holdings Dr. Ifeanyi Odii who was represented by the Vice President in the person of Mr. David Ewemie said the detection of COVID-19 and other harmful substances necessitated the need for the product to mitigate against the rise and efficacy of harmful viruses to the human body.
Ewemie also gave insight into the company’s decision to support the Nigerian Armed forces.
“The Nigerian Armed Forces play a significant role in ensuring the security of the nation and they risk their lives on a daily basis in the discharge of their duties,” Ewemie said.
“This is why we are delighted to have their representatives here with us today and present them with some of the Aura Air purifier devices as well as the cash sum of N50,000,000 to support the upcoming 2021 SAHEL Military games.”
Lawal Oyetunde, the Business Development Manager – Viarmor Healthcare Limited explained the level of risks associated with air pollution especially in this part of the world.
“The United Nations documented in 2019 that indoor air pollution is a global public emergency. We have seen an increase in the time we all get to spend indoors these days, however, what most of us are not aware of are the substances we are exposed to indoors that are harmful to our health and general wellbeing,” Oyetunde said.
He noted Pm10 and Pm2.5, that is – Particulate matter, also known as atmospheric aerosol particles are microscopic solid or liquid matter suspended in the atmosphere of the earth.
“Pm10 includes particles such as dust, pollen, mold. Pm2.5 includes particles such as combustion particles, organic compounds, metals and bacteria. The effect of inhaling particulate matter has been widely proven to result to asthma, lung cancer, respiratory diseases, premature delivery, birth defects amongst many others,” Oyetunde said.
Elvis Krivokuća, the Product Director at Viarmor Healthcare Limited highlighted the features and benefits of the Aura Air purifier.
“We are infusing technology with HealthCare as this smart device is data driven and uses user behaviour algorithm, through the Aura Air app to purify the air quality within a space,” Krivokuća said.
“It removes contaminants from the air in a room to improve indoor air quality. It is a new era of air purification and disinfection technology. Aura Air targets and disinfectants 99.9% of viruses, bacteria, mold and volatile organic compounds.
“It purifies the air by eliminating harmful pollutant such as Ozone, NO2, Volatile organic compounds – Formaldehyde, Benzene and Toluene. It cleanses circulated air, gets rid of dust, debris and contaminants such as pollen, dust mite, pet dander and insects.
“It removes gas and captures 99.9%of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns including allergens. Three unique features of this device are that; it has been clinically tested to kill 99.7% of Coronavirus indoors, it is readily available in the Nigeria market at the moment and could also serve as a smoke detector.”
Marketing and Communications Manager, Ultimus Holdings – Colette Amaeshi encouraged stakeholders to support the “Clean Air” Campaign in Nigeria in a bid to combat the spread of coronavirus and other types of harmful substances causing air pollution.
“We need to inhale pure, clean and fresh air in our schools, hospitals, hotels, offices, homes, cars, trains, aircraft, gyms and everywhere around us just as nature intended. With Aura Air, all you need to do is “Breathe” and we
will take care of the rest,” Amaeshi said.
“We are leading by example as we have partnered with the Nigerian Armed forces to champion the ‘Clean Air’ campaign to ensure breathing pure and clean air is one less thing for the armed forces to worry about as they continue in their selfless dedicate their time to serve the good people of Nigeria.”
Speaking on behalf of the Nigerian Armed forces, Cdre. Mohammed Ahmed Wabi expressed gratitude to the entire Viarmor healthcare team and also elaborated on the very essence of the SAHEL Military game.
“There is no better time to welcome this product into the Nigerian market as it is very timely. As a team, we will ensure we give the product the appropriate exposure it needs.”
He disclosed that “the SAHEL Military game would be held for the very first time in Nigeria and we would be hosting the military team from 16 African countries.”