The Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Wednesday, donated some Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Ikorodu General Hospital, in support of the fight against COVID-19 and protection of frontline health workers,
Receiving the donated items on behalf of the hospital, the Medical Director, General Hospital, Ikorodu, Dr. (Mrs.) Adenike Odubiyi, expressed her appreciation to the donor, thanking her for the kind gesture which will be of immense use to health workers at the facility.
She, however, called on other well-meaning organisations and indigenes of Ikorodu to emulate Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa’s thoughtful gesture by supporting the hospital in its efforts to combat the deadly pandemic.
Dr. Abimbola Okudero, Director of Clinical Sciences, General Hospital, Ikorodu, equally applauded the donation and promised that the protective equipment would be used judiciously.
Earlier, Mr. Ahmed Olalekan, who presented the donated items on behalf of Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, stated that the protective gears, comprising of 20 Protective Gowns and 30 Face Shields, were presented in support of government's efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as well as protect health workers against contracting the deadly virus.