Determined to support government’s efforts at prosecuting the war against the spread of the global pandemic, Covid-19, leading construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc last Thursday kicked off the distribution of loads of Personal Protection Equipment, PPEs to hospitals across Lagos state.
In the first leg of the distribution of PPEs, the exercise which commenced at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Ikeja, covered General hospitals at Ikorodu, Agbowa to the General hospitals at Epe and Ibeju-Lekki.
At each location, the management of the hospitals were full of appreciation for Julius Berger Nigeria Plc for the timely intervention of the company in the fight against covid-19. The donation of the PPEs is coming even as other palliatives by the company including food items were distributed and its fumigation of parts of the state continue.
At Lagos Island, the General hospital as well as the popular Lagos Island Maternity hospital got their share of the PPEs too.
Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lagos Island Maternity, Dr. Olufemi M. Omololu said, “this effort by Julius Berger is appreciated. On behalf of all of us here and Lagosians, I commend the effort. Identifying with government’s efforts in this fight against Covid-19 by Julius Berger demonstrates the company’s real and commendable desire to save humanity and Nigeria from the pandemic. We are indeed grateful.”
In the second leg of the exercise, scheduled beneficiary-hospitals include general hospitals in Badagry and Alimosho as well as the Lagos state Accident and Emergency Centre and Maternity and Child Centre, Amuwo amongst others.
Meanwhile, Julius Berger’s statewide fumigation exercise as well as the distribution of food palliatives across the state both of which started weeks back continue.
“The Board and Management of Julius Berger insists that the war against corona virus is a battle that must be won in the best interest of our country, people and economy”, said Prince Moses Duku, Group head of Julius Berger’s Media Relations Office.