FoodCo Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of FoodCo Nigeria Limited, has announced the donation of Personal Protection Equipment to the Oyo State Covid 19 Taskforce.
Speaking on the gesture, Ade Sun-Basorun, member of FoodCo Foundation board, stated in a statement that the donation was in line with the company’s resolve to continually support government, frontline workers and other vulnerable groups in the fight to defeat the COVID-19 disease.
Sun-Basorun, who expressed optimism that Nigeria will surmount the challenges arising from the pandemic, praised health workers at the frontlines for their efforts in managing the disease. He also called on private sector stakeholders to collaborate with government institutions to stem the negative effects arising thereof.
He said: “On behalf of FoodCo Foundation and FoodCo Nigeria Limited, I would like to appreciate the good work that government institutions both at the Federal, State and Local Government levels are putting in to combat the COVID 19 challenge. We are confident that the efforts, complemented by private sector intervention, will lead us on the path to emerging from the present circumstances as a stronger and better country”.