One of the leading indigenous exploration and production oil companies in Nigeria, announced its contribution of N1 Billion naira to support Nigeria’s fight against COVID -19.
According to Mr Modupe and Mrs Folorunso Alakija, chairman and vice chairman famfa oil ltd;
“As the world rallies to deal with the health security economic and social implications of the coronavirus, its clear that we will feel the effects much more deeply than many of the developed world managing a crises of this magnitude means that the strength of our response will determine our ability to weather the storm”
“Individually and collectively we are rising to this unprecedented challenge in a way that symbolises our resilience our character and strength, Famfa oil ltd is pleased to be able to make this contribution and will work in consultation with key stakeholders such as:
national centre for Disease control N250 000 000 (Two hundred and fifty million naira)
Lagos state Government 250, 000 000 (Two hundred and fifty million naira)
African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of infectious Diseases N50, 000 000(Fifty million
Medical workers on the frontline in Lagos N100 000 000 (One hundred million Naira)
Medical workers on the frontline in Abuja N100 000 000 (One hundred million Naira)
Supply if medical equipment to relevant organisations N245 000 000 (Two hundred and forty-five million Naira
Dr Ameyo Stella Adedevoh (DRASA) Health Trust (Five Million Naira)
The oil company noted that they will work with these organisations to determine their specific requirements in the furtherance of our collective fight against COVID-19.
“We will also oversee the procurement of these products and facilities to ensure that our contribution is deployed in the most impactful way,” the company said.
Famfa oil ltd commends the efforts made by the federal and state Governments, the private sector and individuals towards the fight against the pandemic in Nigeria.
They enjoin all Nigerians to follow the stipulated health guidelines in order to keep us all safe.