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    Oil Firms Donate N21b to Nigeria’s COVID-19 Fund

    The Oil and Gas Sector in the country has donated the total sum of N21 billion to Nigeria’s COVID-19 fund.

    NNPC GMD, Mele Kolo Kyari disclosed this on a TV programme, where he gave the update on Wednesday.
    He said the oil sector was obliged to support the Federal Government in its efforts to bring relief to Nigerians.

    Kyari said that the donations were in kind and were designed to address three key areas.
    These are provision of hospital consumables, including face masks, test kits, among others.

    Others are the provision of support services and facilities for patients.
    Under this, beds, ventilators will be supplied health facilities.

    There will be an upgrade of health infrastructure that will outlive the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Kyari said the strategic interventions of the Oil and Gas Industry toward the fight against COVID-19 were aligned with the objectives of the Presidential Task force on Covid-19.
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