The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Lagos state government to support its efforts in the management of the Corona virus pandemic in the state.
The items donated include 1000 units of face mask, 1000 units of protective boots, 1000 units of coverall protective gowns, 1000 units of hand gloves, 1000 units of disposable bags and other protective materials.
The Director/CEO of DPR, Engr. Sarki Auwalu who was represented by the Head, Public Affairs DPR, Paul Osu, said the gesture was in line with DPR’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme specifically channelled to the various categories of health workers who have been on the frontline providing care in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. He commended the state governor for the dedication and leadership he has displayed in the management of the pandemic in Lagos.
Engr. Sarki Auwalu assured that DPR will continue to provide needed support to the Government in the management of the pandemic and beyond.
The Deputy Chief of Staff to Lagos state governor, Gboyega Soyannwo, who received the materials on behalf of the governor expressed his gratitude to DPR for the donation and cooperation at all times.
He assured that the materials will be deployed to the health workers to provide them with the needed protection in the management of COVID-19 pandemic.