Project Safeup to provide Free 2.5m PPE to Nigerians
Project SafeUp Company is set to donate 2.5 million free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to health workers and residents in the Southwest region, as well as to other areas in need across the country.
This includes reusable non-surgical masks, face shields, gowns and scrubs, and shoes and head covers, to be distributed within the next four months.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, Femi Olayebi, who revealed this during a webinar, said it is committed to supporting the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus.
She said: “As a company, we are proud to be a part of the solution and honoured to be able to contribute to the efforts of the authorities and health bodies to protect our health workers and our citizens from the devastating impact of COVID-19.
“We believe that a country is only as strong as the health and wellness of its citizens. We are grateful to the MasterCard Foundation for their support and look forward to continuing to work with them to improve the welfare of our citizens.
“We are committed to enhancing the use of PPEs by Nigerians and to reducing the spread of COVID-19 by sensitising the public on the critical need to incorporate preventative measures in their day-to-day activities”.