Covid-19: RCCG donates surgical masks, hand sanitizers to Lagos Government

March 31, 2020
On March 30th, 2020, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated 200,000 hand gloves, 8,000 hand sanitizers and 8,000 surgical face masks to support the efforts of the Lagos State Government in containing the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Assistant General Overseer on Administration and Personnel, Pastor Johnson Funsho Odesola, who represented Pastor Adeboye at the presentation, held at Yaba Mainland Hospital, Infectious Diseases Centre, Lagos, said, “We commend the sacrifices that all medical personnel are taking at this time. The church continues to pray for them as they give their sacrifice of love.”

The Manager for Covid-19 response in Lagos State, Dr. Ismail Abdulsalam who represented both the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu and the Commissioner of health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, thanked the Church for the presentation at this precarious time.

Prior to the outbreak of Corona virus, The RCCG donated 11 intensive care unit beds fully fitted with ventilators to hospitals in Lagos, Ogun and Plateau State to support the Health sector.

Commissioner 2, Lagos State Health Service Commission, Dr. Tokunbo Oluwole stated that the donation is timely and they are grateful to God for using Pastor Adeboye for the Public health in the State.

A member of the Covid-19 response in the State, Major Gen. Shina Ogunbiyi (Rtd.) said RCCG has come up as one of the earliest group that has shown interest to support Lagos State government and their donations are useful to mankind in the isolation centre.

Members of the RCCG CSR group were part of the people in attendance.

By Segun Oyetoro

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