By; DEKERA NICHOLAS, Kaduna
The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation in Collaboration with Aisha Buhari’s pet project, Future Assured on Wednesday donated hospital beds and medication worth N142 million to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Jalingo.
Presenting the items at a ceremony in Jalingo, the Founder, Sir Emeka Offor said the donation was his little way of contributing to the well being of humanity.
Represented by Retired AIG Chris Ezike, Offor said the foudation’s collaboration with the future assured of the the nation’s first lady was committed to making life better for Nigerians.
According to him, the 100 hospital beds and accessories donated cost N52 million and medication cost N90 million.
He explained that the beds were constructed by the Kaduna Furniture and Company Limited which won the bid by the foundation when it was not possible to source them abroad due to COVID -19 pandemic.
“We are happy to be here again today having been here three months ago when we donated medical supplies to FMC Jalingo.
“In fact the FMC Jalingo became the best in the country in showing appreciation for the medical supplies made on June 11, 2020 and that is why it got 100 hospital beds today in addition to the medication,” he said.
He urged the hospital to put the beds and medication to good use for the well being of the society.
Hajiya Aisha Buhari noted at the occasion that she was happy to see that FMC Jalingo has been putting the donated materials to good use for greater service to humanity.
Represented by a former Taraba House of Assembly Member, Alhaji Kabiru Dodo, Buhari commended the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation for a wonderful collaboration in service to humanity.
Gov Darius Ishaku of Taraba commended the Sir Emeka Offor and the first lady, Aisha Buhari for the continuous donation to help the people of the state.
Represented by Dr Innocent Vakkai, Ishaku assured the donors that his administration would continue to build on their donations to make life better for the people.