Rotary District 9110, NANDOS Group Of Friends Donate PPE To LASUTH
Updated: May 18, 2020
The Rotary Club, District 9110 and NANDOS Group of Friends, on Friday, donated several medical items and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), in support of the State Government’s fight against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. Receiving the donated items on behalf of the hospital, the Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo, expressed gratitude to the Rotary Club and NANDOS for providing items that will protect the health workers, while at the forefront of fighting the COVID-19.
While thanking the donors for the kind gesture, he promised that the items will be deployed for rational and appropriate use and called on other well-meaning Nigerians to do likewise by supporting the Lagos State government in its efforts to contain the deadly virus. Earlier, the District Governor, Rotarian Jide Akeredolu, who presented the items to the Management LASUTH, stated that the Club had raised some money to purchase much needed medical supplies for hospitals across Nigeria, and chose LASUTH as the first point of call.
He expressed his optimism that the items donated will go a long way in safeguarding the health of the frontline medical workers. Similarly, the representative of the NANDOS Group of Friends, Dr. Adewale Adegbite, said their donation is in appreciation of the efforts of Doctors, Nurses and other health workers, who are at the frontline of the pandemic. He explained that the donated items, which include disposable gowns, face shields and the N95 face masks among others, will help the caregivers mitigate the effect of COVID-19 pandemic in the course of their duties.