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COVID-19: Gobir Donates N30 Million Naira Health Fund For Kwarans

As the Nigerian Government intensifies its effort in preventing the spread of the Coronavirus also known as COVID19, a Kwara businessman and philanthropist - Waziri Yakubu Gobir has set up a 30 million Naira health fund, in support for the fight against COVID-19 and other health challenges in Kwara State.

Speaking to journalists in Ilorin after his tour of some leading health institutions in Kwara State, Waziri Gobir announced the establishment of N30m (thirty million naira) Health Fund by his Organization. The fund is set aside for Kwara State residents, especially those who might be unable to afford their medical bills in the hospitals.

Five major hospitals in Kwara State were selected for the implementation of the first phase of the scheme. They are General Hospital Ilorin, Sobi Specialist Hospital, Unilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara Civil Service Hospital and Centre Igboro Children Specialist Hospital, Ilorin.

Waziri commended the efforts of the various health workers in the State. Especially, for sacrificing their time, and risking their lives to protect us all. Each hospital visited was immediately given N1m as mobilization.

Waziri Gobir also commended the efforts of the National Center for Diseases Control (NCDC) for taking decisive action to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria. He urged all well meaning Nigerians to support the efforts of the Government.

It should be recalled that Waziri Yakubu Gobir has consistently assisted Kwarans with various high impact social investment programs such as enterprise development, interest-free loans, education support, job creation and youth empowerment programmes through the Gobir Organization Foundation.

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