In continued efforts to help in combating the ravaging covid-19 in Nigeria, the chairman of Premiere Lotto, Sir Kesington Adebutu has donated four ambulances to the governments of Oyo, Ondo, Ekiti and Osun.
Adebutu made the donation recently through Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu Foundation ( KAAF). The event was held at the headquarter of the Foundation at Surulere, Lagos.
Making the donation on behalf the donor and KAAF, a friend of Adebutu dynasty, Aare Kola Oyefeso, said the donation of the four ambulances was a continued gesture of Sir Adebutu to help fight the scourge of covid-19 in southwest.
Oyefeso said with the donation, the beneficiary-states will have additional medical equipment to deal with the pandemic in their respective states.
Speaking futher, he disclosed that, before now, the renowned philanthropist had made monetary donations worth of four hundred million naira in value to the governments of Lagos and Ogun states. According to him, while the Lagos state government received donation of three hundred million, the Ogun state government received one hundred million naira from KAAF all in a bid to help fight the coronavirus in the two states.
Oyefeso also revealed that apart from monetary donations made, Adebutu had also donated tons of food items worth several millions of naira as palliatives to the 33 towns of Remoland, Ogun state; Remo Growth and Development Foundation ( RemoGDF), Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN), Muslim community, Anglican communion, Methodist Church as well as Surulere and Ajegunle communities in Lagos state.
Oyefeso however advised that, all efforts must be concentrated to fight the deadly disease in Nigeria. He noted that government alone can not fight the scourge. Therefore, he called on other spirited individuals in Nigeria, especially in southwest to emulate the benevolent gesture of Sir Adebutu by supporting the governments in their bid to combat the deadly virus.
Meanwhile, all the representatives of the beneficiary- states on behalf of their respective governments expressed sincere gratitude to the gesture of Sir Adebutu. They saw the ambulances as veritable facilities to compliment the efforts of their state government in combating the virus, promising that the ambulances will be used according to the purpose for which they were donated Please share… Sharing is caring