Nigerians Living in the Diaspora have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Adamawa state Covid-nineteen containment committee to enhance the fight against Coronavirus in the state.
Presenting the items to the state Commissioner of Health Friday, the state focal person of the association who is also the state Commissioner for special Duties, Mr Alloysius Babadoake said the gesture was to complement state government efforts at fighting Coronavirus spread in the state.
He said Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has provided the enabling environment for those in the Diasporas to contribute their quota in the development of the state various sectors.
Mr Babadoake emphansized that more interventions are coming to Adamawa as Nigerians Living in the Diaspora have indicated interest in investing in Health care delivery and Infrastructure in the state.
The commissioner thanked Adamawa state Covid-nineteen containment committee for its relentless efforts in containing the spread of the disease in the state.
Receiving the items on behalf of the Covid-nineteen containment committee, the state Commissioner for Health professor Abdullahi Isa appreciated the donor for the assistance and described it as timely.
He expressed commitment of the present administration in supporting the activities of Nigerian in the Diaspora for the development of the state.
Professor Abdullahi gave assurance of proper use of the items for the containment of Covid-nineteen in Adamawa.
The Personal Protective Equipments include face shield, face mask, gloves, Nurses Cap and gowns among others.