By Mary Nnah
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has donated an additional 20,000 medical facemasks to the Lagos State Government as part of its contributions toward eliminating the spread of COVID-19 in Lagos State.
The donation was made during the commissioning of the O Care Face Mask factory, which is the first certified and registered medical face masks facility in the Nigeria.
The Special Assistant Christian Social Responsibility to the General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Idowu Iluyomade, said the church would continue to support government’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19.
Iluyomade said: “It will be recalled ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Overseer of the RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has donated 11 Intensive Care Unit beds fully fitted with Ventilators to Lagos, Ogun and Plateau States to contribute to the improvement of healthcare facilities in Nigeria, which is now found very useful at this period of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The RCCG has also donated 10,000 hand sanitisers, 10,000 surgical face masks and 200,000 hand gloves to support the efforts of the Lagos State Government to equip the medical staff with necessary protective gears needed to protect them from being infected with COVID-19 pandemic.
The Managing Director of Transgreen Nigeria Limited, Mr. Cyprian Orakpo, has called on other religious bodies, medical institutions, government agencies, state governments, educational institutions and the general public to place their orders for the supply of face masks and assured them of better and timely delivery on time as the company is poised to make affordable medical face mask accessible to all Nigerians.