FBNInsurance and its subsidiary, FBN General Insurance, have donated an ambulance to the Lagos State Government as well as food items to communities in the state. The companies said the initiative was part of organisations’ corporate social responsibility as well as support in the ongoing fight against the COVID-19.
Presenting the ambulance to the Lagos State government, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FBNInsurance, Mr. Valentine Ojumah, said both companies had earlier collaborated with other insurance companies in putting together resources to provide insurance cover for medical personnel who are in the frontline of the fight against the COVID-19 virus.
Receiving the ambulance on behalf of the state government, the wife of the Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, alongside the Lagos State Chief of Staff, Mr. Tayo Ayinde, applauded FBNInsurance for the donation and assured that the state would put the ambulance to adequate use to serve the purpose.
Mrs Sanwo-Olu, said the donation would also help the state government in the management of other health related issues.
On his part, the Managing Director of FBN General Insurance, a subsidiary of FBN Insurance, Mr. Bode Opadokun, used the occasion to urge Nigerians to adhere strictly to the precautionary measures as stipulated by the medical practitioners to flatten the curve of the virus. In a related development, FBNInsurance recently provided food items (rice, beans and semolina) to 6,000 Lagosians in Ajegunle, Iwaya and Agege areas of the state.
According to the company, the donation was meant to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the less privileged in the areas.