Abiodun expresses appreciation to Obasanjo, Adeboye, others
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has expressed gratitude to individuals, corporate organisations and religious bodies for their donations towards the fight against Coronavirus in the state.
In a statement, he personally signed, Abiodun named high net worth Nigerians and organisations that had given property, financial and moral assistance to the state, under the COVID-19 Pandemic Support Fund.
The donors include former President Olusegun Obasanjo; the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Adejare Adeboye; Chairman of BUA Group of Companies, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, and founder of Fate Foundation, Mr. Fola Adeola.
He said: “The Good Samaritans responded promptly and selflessly to the plea by the state government for help from well-meaning Nigerians and foreign development agencies to aid the fight against COVID-19.
“Both Chief Obasanjo and Mr. Adeola donated their private residence and property in Abeokuta for use as isolation centres for suspected patients of COVID-19 within the state, while Adeboye donated an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), beds and ventilators for the treatment of patients and other equipment at Redeemer’s Health Centre, Mowe, Ogun State.
“Alhaji Rabiu, the Chairman of BUA, donated the sum of N100m as relief support, and made a pledge of medical supplies to the state.”
While promising to ensure transparent use of all voluntary donations, the governor urged other well-meaning Nigerians to emulate the kind gesture.