COVID-19 : Obi extends palliatives to Bishop Shanahan, Annunciation Hospital

 
Sun May 10th, 2020 - Anambra
 

Peter Obi, who was represented by the Former Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning in Anambra State, Prof Stella Okunna, on Monday, May 4, 2020, handed over relief materials, worth millions of naira, to Bishop Shanahan Hospital, Nsukka and Annunciation Specialist Hospital, Enugu. PHOTO: Twitter

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, His Excellency Mr Peter Obi, has, in this period of Coronavirus pandemic, continued to reach out to those he described as the most vulnerable people in the society by donating relief materials to them through churches and hospitals. Obi, who was represented by the Former Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning in Anambra State, Prof Stella Okunna, on Monday, May 4, 2020, handed over relief materials, worth millions of naira, to Bishop Shanahan Hospital, Nsukka and Annunciation Specialist Hospital, Enugu.

Presenting the relief materials to the hospitals, Prof. Okunna reiterated Obi’s commitment to delivering adequate health care for people in society especially in this period of global pandemic. Prof Okunna explained that Obi understood the sacrifices the health workers were making to ensure that people enjoyed good health, which she said, inspired him to deliver COVID 19 support to the hospitals.

“His Excellency Peter Obi knows that the health workers at all levels are the heroes and heroines in the fore front of this fight against coronavirus pandemic and that is why he is giving out palliatives to many hospitals across the country. He understands the sacrifices you all make and he encourages you to remain steadfast in your resolve to stamp this deadly virus out of the country”, Prof Okunna said.

Bishop Shanahan Hospital, Nsukka was presented with 2500 face masks, 10,000 hand gloves, 250 (300mls) sanitizers, 10 big cartons of paracetamol and an infrared thermometer, while Annunciation Specialist Hospital, Enugu received 2000 face masks, 8000 hand gloves, 200 (300mls) sanitizers and 8 big cartons of paracetamol.

 
 

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source: Guardian