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Coronavirus :NNPC Offers $30m Industry Support Against coronavirus



Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) just stated a $30m intervention against coronavirus tagged ‘collective industry support’ to fight the disease in the country.
The Group Managing Director, (GMD), Mallam Mele Kyari made this statement in Abuja at a press conference shared on the NNPC official Twitter handle.
Mallam Mele Kyari who lectured the press on oil and gas industry collective response support fight against coronavirus in the country said the involvement would be integrated within government initiative to bring the disease within control.
According to Him;
 “We are announcing, in the first instance, the sum of $30million Industry-wide collective support in the fight against COVID- 19 in Nigeria.
“This intervention will be integrated within the Federal Government’s initiative of bringing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic within control”
Therefore said the corporation’s involvement will provide supports of medical equipment, logistics and in-patient support system.
He said;
“ it will also ensure the provision of medical infrastructure that could serve the nation in the long term after the pandemic would have been contained.”
Kyari also commended the partnership forged by the need to conquer coronavirus in the country by players in the oil and gas industry.
His words:
“with this Industry-wide support, we will particularly provide medical equipment, deploy logistics and in-patient support system and also deliver medical infrastructure that could be useful to this country in the long-term.”
“We’ll like to thank the 32 partners within the Oil & Gas Industry who have enlisted into this initiative. The list is by no means exhaustive, just as the contribution too will not be exhaustive.”
“We are working towards enrolling other companies within the Oil & Gas Industry so that we can have granular suggestions and get more contributions and support in the fight against COVID- 19 in Nigeria.”

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