JUST IN:UBA Group Donate Five Billion to fight Corona Virus

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Nigeria leading Bank,United Bank of Africa has pldge the sum of five(5) Billion to nineteen Africa country in the fight against Corona Virus,this announcement was made know on it titter page saying

We Will Provide N5 billion(U$14 million) To COVID-19 Relief Support Across Africa To catalyze a comprehensive pan-African response to the fight against the #Coronavirus pandemic, we’ll provide N5 billion to #COVID19 relief support across Africa through the@UBAFoundation

The donation will provide significant and much needed support to Nigeria and 19 other African countries, by supplying relief materials, critical care facilities, and financial support to Governments. Our support programme will be allocated as follows:

 

N1 billion to Lagos,

Nigeria N500 million to Abuja, Nigeria

N1 billion to the remaining 35 states in Nigeria

N1.5 billion to UBA’s presence countries in Africa

N1 billion for Medical Centres with equipment & supplies

Free Telemedicine call centre facility

We’ll fund a medical centre immediately in Lagos, Nigeria, with beds for isolation & ICU facilities, managed & operated in partnership with

We’ll fund a medical centre immediately in Lagos, Nigeria, with beds for isolation & ICU facilities, managed & operated in partnership with@Heirs_Holdingshealthcare subsidiary, #AvonMedicalHospital.

In addition, we’re providing a free telemedicine platform, that is physician-led, to provide direct access to medical advice to citizens, in compliance with social distancing requirements.Chairman,TonyElumelu stated ‘This is a time when we must all play our part.

This global pandemic must bring citizens, governments & business leaders together – & quickly. As we see a rapidly increasing number of cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria & Africa, the private sector has to work hand in hand with various Governments, in stemming the spread”.
We commend the efforts of governments & we‘re keen to partner & contribute our resources to the collective effort, that’ll ensure the response to the pandemic is swift & effective’.

 

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