Posted by OUR REPORTER | 29 January 2021 | 861 times
Governor Hope Uzodimma- led Imo State government has received 240 (One Step Rapid Test) of Covid-19 test kits from FINLAB Nigeria Limited, a scientific firm, towards the fight against the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic in the State.
Making the presentation on behalf of the Company, the Administration/Finance Manager of FINLAB Nigeria Limited, Mr. Osmound Ogbonna said they came to make the donation as part of their contributions to government's initiatives on the fight against the second wave of Covid-19 and also, to commemorate their 40- years anniversary which started on Thursday, January 28, 202, the day they empowered 122 youths.
On behalf of their company, Ogbonna said the firm is always ready to assist the government anytime they are called upon and commended Governor Uzodimma's concerted efforts in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic which has made Imo State to record the least number of cases in Nigeria.
Receiving the Covid-19 test kits on behalf of the Governor Uzodimma, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. (Mrs.) Damaris Osunkwo thanked them for their kind gesture and acknowledged that the donation came at the right time when the whole world is battling with the second wave of covid-19.
The Commissioner assured that the test kits will go a long way in the effort to scale-up testing of covid-19 in the Local Government Areas of the State so as to identify carriers and reduce the scale of spread.
She therefore thanked FINLAB management for their magnanimity and promised that government will definitely put the test kits to proper use.
Present at the donation were the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba and some members of the Covid-19 Task Force in Imo State.
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