COVID-19: IBEDC Donates N5M Cheque to the Hospital
Benefactions have continued to pour in for the Hospital following an appeal to well meaning Nigerians and organizations for support in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.
Today, the Chief Operating Officer of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company IBEDC, Engr. John Ayodele led the management of the company to present a cheque of five million Naira to the Hospital. During the presentation, Engr. Ayodele highlighted the importance of the University College Hospital as an apex care giver in the COVID-19 battle.
According to him, “the Board, Management and staff of the IBEDC wishes to applaud the proactive measures the Hospital have put in place in the fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic”, adding that “as a law-abiding corporate citizen and a socially responsible organisation, we have come to offer our assistance, I therefore urge us all to adhere to the COVID-19 safety procedure.”
Receiving the donation on behalf of the Chief Medical Director, Professor Jesse Abiodun Otegbayo, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Dr. Victor Akinmoladun expressed appreciation for the kind gestures of IBEDC. He assured the company that the money will be put to good use and urged all well meaning Nigerians and corporate bodies to emulate the IBEDC by rising to support UCH at this time.
Dr. Akinmoladun pointed out that the UCH is in dire need of support to be able to meet up with its obligation of offering quality service during this coronavirus pandemic.