The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and a leading voice in the organized private sector (OPS) in Nigeria has donated food and medical supplies to the Lagos State Government.
The donation according to the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is part of its support to the state government in mitigating the challenges of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and alleviating the economic hardship of the less privileged in the state.
The supplies which include bags of rice, cartons of Noodles and cartons of alcohol based hand sanitizers were received on behalf of the Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Gboyega Soyanwo and the Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde.
Toki Mabogunje, president of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said: “In view of the global outbreak of Covid-19 and the present challenging social, economic and public health realities, it has become imperative for us at LCCI as a socially responsible organization to support the efforts of the government in helping to cushion the effects of the pandemic on Lagos residents.”
Mabogunje further stressed that, “It is no longer news that the pandemic has disrupted and still disrupting business and economic activities across sectors. We commend the combined efforts of the federal, Lagos and other states and their ministries and agencies, notably, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Federal Ministry of Health for being the front liners in the war against the pandemic.”
Mabogunje also emphasized that, “The business community will continue to support the government at all levels to subdue the ravaging pandemic.”
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