COVID-19: Firm donates PPEs, essential materials to UCH
Nigerian Breweries Plc. has donated essential supplies, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State in continuation of its support in the fight against the spread of coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
A statement by its Corporate Affairs Director, Mrs. Sade Morgan, said other items donated included 120 packets of facemasks, 70 pieces of medical gowns, 30 litres of hand sanitizers, and 50 cartons of non-alcoholic products.
The Brewery Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc. (Ibadan & Ijebu-Ode), Mr. Tayo Ogundana said the kind gesture was in line with the company’s commitment to motivate frontline health care workers and equip them to handle infected patients for quick recovery while also halting the spread in Oyo State.
He said the donations would assist the institution to carry out its caregiving role effectively, as it continued to help patients survive the pandemic.
The Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital (UCH), Prof. Jesse Otegbayo described Nigerian Breweries Plc. as a kind-hearted organisation that has continually demonstrated immense love and concern for the institution through the numerous support it currently enjoys.
It would be recalled that Nigerian Breweries Plc through the Felix Ohiwerei Trust Fund recently donated medical equipment worth several million to the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.