As part of its effort to fight against the ongoing spread of the fatal Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, the Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has presented medical supplies to the Lagos State Ministry of Health,.
While presenting the palliatives, the president of ATCON, Mr. Olusola Teniola, in his address stated that “It gives him so much pleasure to be present at the Lagos State Ministry of Health on the second day after the lockdown in the state to present medical supplies to assist in curbing the spread of Coronavirus.”
Teniola further stated that the Association is proud of the State governor. Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his notable efforts at curbing the spread of Coronavirus outbreak in the metropolis through Lagos State Ministry of Health.
He also mentioned that, the association has been supportive and still providing quality aid to all Isolation Centers in the state by the provision of free Internet services at all the centers and also, opportunities are being given for subscribers to send messages to their loved ones without payment.
The ATCON President added that, in an attempt to further express the Association’s solidarity and support for the good work the state government and Ministry of Health have been doing to halt the further spread of COVID-19 epidemic, ATCON members decided to present the medical supplies such as nose masks and hand sanitizers to the state government.
He therefore pledged the Association’s unwavering support to the State Ministry of Health in the fight against COVID-19 both in Lagos and the entire country.
Present at the event are Dr. Frederic Abimbola Oladeinde, Honourable Commissioner for Transportation, who represented Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Professor Akin Abayomi, Honourable Commissioner for Health, Lagos State; Directors and Staff of the State Ministry of Health; and the National Executive Council Members of ATCON, amongst others.