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Petroleum minister delivers 5 ambulances for COVID-19 response

ThisDay Dome, central area district isolation centre Abuja.

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has handed over five ambulances to Secretary to Government of the Federation, cum Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce for the control of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Boss Mustapha.

Aiteo Exploration and Production Company Limited, an NNPC Joint Venture Company partner donated the ambulances.

Handing over the ambulances to Mustapha, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources stated at the ceremony that it is time for collective efforts.

 The support for the cause is an ongoing one, whatever is received afterward will also be delivered to the committee. The oil and gas industry, under the leadership of NNPC, had come together to contribute their quota to the effort to stemming the pandemic.”

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mustapha, applauded the Oil and Gas Industry for the support extended to the Federal Government in the campaign against the pandemic.

Conducting the officials round the 190-bed facility donated by the Petroleum Industry, NNPC GMD, Mallam Kyari said that the Thisday Dome, Abuja, that would house the bed-spaces was donated by another NNPC partner, the Sahara Group.

He said the 190-bed facility would be ready for use in two weeks’ time.

Adeniyi Bakare with agency report

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