From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
A Chinese group, Mutual Commitment Group (MCG) has donated medical protection materials to Bauchi State Government to support the ongoing fight against the spread of coronavirus and other deadly diseases in the state.
A statement by Lawal Muazu Bauchi Special Assistant to Governor Bala Mohammed on New Media said the Group’s Managing Director, MrLui Zhaolong said the group found gesture important to contribute through donation of 150,000 protection medical materials to assist Nigeria for emergency use to the various Counter-COVID-19 front organizations and offices.
Mr Zhaolong said the group will continue to do its best by ensuring Chinese and Nigerian citizens together as one family to defeat the
Coronavirus, believing that what China achieved in the past 2 months will definitely be achieved in Nigeria.
He said, Mutual Commitment Group is a Chinese group that has been in Nigeria for many years and has projects in different sectors across the country among which security projects.
“As outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria runs out beyond expectation and established increasing damages to the people and the Nation, especially to the health and lives of the health workers from different originations in the front of this war of countering coronavirus, we feel that it is our duty to contribute in this regard.
“We are sorry for your suffering on the corona virus and sorry for the challenges in front of the state. We hereby give 2,000 surgical facemasks and 2,000 medical gloves as the immediate first donation.”
The state deputy governor, Senator Baba Tela who received the donation on behalf of the state government, expressed gratitude to the group for the gesture.
Senator Baba Tela who was represented by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro said the donation of the materials will go a long way in assisting the state government to consolidate on its fight against the coronavirus in the state.
This donation was facilitated by the State Accountant General, Alhaji Abubakar Saidu and the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Liason, Alhaji Maula Aliyu.