William Attah, Gombe
A Gombe based milling company, Likari Ventures in collaboration with Agro Mall and Young Ranchers Nigeria Limited has presented a donation of N3 million and materials worth N2 million as part of its contribution towards the fight against covid-19 in Gombe State.
The N2 million worth of materials donated include Tetmosol Medicated Soap and Zinom hand sanitisers.
Presenting the donation to the Chairman of the Gombe State Taskforce on covid-19, Prof Muhammad Idris, the Managing Director of Likari Venture who is also the Emir of Akko, Alhaji Umar Muhammad Atiku, said the donation was part of effort of the companies to support the government and people of the state in curtailing the spread of COVID-19.
The Emir, who commended the Gombe State Government for demonstrating its commitment towards preventing the spread of corona virus in the state, added that it was necessary to make the donation to complement Government’s effort in fighting the disease.
According to him, “As indigenes of the State and at this time, we want to offer our help to the people and government to have better control and fight against corona virus.
“From my company and our partners, we are offering Tetmosol Medicated Soaps and Zinom hand sanitizers worth two million naira and apart from that, we are donating three million naira to the Government,” the Emir said.
Receiving the donation, Chairman of the taskforce on covid-19 in the State, Professor Muhammad Idris, commended Likari Venture and the two other companies for their assistance which he described as timely, considering the impact of the disease.
He urged all spirited individuals and corporate organizations to channel all donations to the state Taskforce on Covid-19
The chairman also expressed confidence that with efforts being put in place by Governments at various levels, the spread of the disease would be curtailed in Gombe state and the country in general.