Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has declared a $30m intercession against COVID-19 labeled ‘aggregate industry support’ to battle COVID – 19 in the country.
Group Managing Director, (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Product (NNPC) Mallam Mele Kyari made this declaration in Abuja at a question and answer session shared on the NNPC Twitter handle.
Kyari who tended to the press on oil and gas industry aggregate reaction bolster battle against COVID – 19 in Nigeria said the mediation would be incorporated inside government activity to bring the pandemic inside control.
According to Kyari “We are announcing, in the first instance, the sum of $30million Industry-wide collective support in the fight against COVID- 19 in Nigeria.
“This intercession will be coordinated inside the Federal Government’s drive of bringing the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic inside control”
He said the organization’s intercession will give supports of clinical gear, coordinations and in-persistent emotionally supportive network.
He said it will likewise guarantee the arrangement of clinical framework that could serve the country in the long haul after the pandemic would have been contained.
Kyari lauded the organization manufactured by the need to overcome COVID-19 in the nation 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 get a kick out of the chance to thank the 32 accomplices inside the Oil and Gas Industry who have enrolled into this activity. The rundown is in no way, shape or form comprehensive, similarly as the commitment also won’t be thorough.”
“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.”