The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Mr. Modupe Alakija and Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija have donated N1 billion to help the federal government, Lagos State government, and other agencies in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to them, the donation symbolised their resilience, character and strength as they plan to work with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
In a statement, the philanthropists announced the donation of N250 miillion to Lagos State government and the NCDC respectively.
“As the world rallies to deal with the health, security, economic and social implications of the coronavirus, it’s clear that we will feel the effects much more deeply than many of the developed world. Managing a crisis 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…
Source: Thisday Newspaper