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COVID-19: LCCI donates food items,medical supplies to LASG

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) over the weekend donated Food and Medical Supplies to the Lagos State Government as part of its support in mitigating the effects of the Corona Virus Pandemic in the State. Photo: TWITTER/LCCI/lagoschamber<br />·

The President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mrs Toki Mabogunje, yesterday donated food items and medical supplies to the Lagos State Government.

Mabogunje said in Lagos that the donation was part of its support to the state to mitigate the challenges of containing Coronavirus pandemic.

She added that the donation was also to alleviate the economic hardship of the less-privileged in the society.

The donation included bags of rice, cartons of noodles and alcohol-based hand sanitisers.

The donations were received by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Gboyega Soyanwo and Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, on behalf of the Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Mabogunje said that the donation was necessary for the face of a global outbreak of COVID-19 and the challenges of social, economic and public health realities.

“It has become imperative for us at LCCI as a socially responsible organisation to support the efforts of the government in helping to cushion the effects of the pandemic on Lagos residents.

“We commend efforts of the Federal Government, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Federal Ministry of Health for being front liners in the war against the pandemic.

“The business community will continue to support government at all levels to subdue the ravaging pandemic,” she said.


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