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 in the state.
Managing Director of the group Mr Lui Zhaolong said the group deemed it 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.
Zhaolong said the group will continue to do it’s 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 could be achieved in Nigeria.
According to him, 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 organizations in the front of this war of CounterCoronavirus, 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.”
Earlier, the state commissioner of health Dr Aliyu Maigoro who received the donation on behalf of the state government, expressed gratitude to the group for the gesture.
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He said the donation of the materials will go a long way in assisting the state government to consolidate on it’s fight against the coronavirus in the state.