New reports and photos confirm that the Government of Abia State recently received three brand-new ambulances from BUA Group as a donation towards the continued fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. The vehicles were reportedly received by Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu at the government house in the state capital, Umuahia.
Abia state governor receives donation of 3 new ambulances from BUA Group as COVID-19 aid
While receiving the new ambulances, Governor Ikpeazu reportedly appreciated BUA Group for the care, love and empathy that has been showing towards the average Nigerians ever since the COVID-19 outbreak.
He also assured the group that all of the donated vehicles will be surely put into good use for battling the pandemic in Abia State. Reports claim that the governor also revealed that the state has begun community COVID-19 testing in each of the LGAs within the state with the aim of covering up to 30% of Abia State’s population anytime soon.
BUA Group supports the fight against COVID-19 in Abia State with a recent donation of new Ambulances
While presenting the 3 new ambulances to Abia state government, Alhaji Muhammed Ibrahim who represented BUA Group’s chairman says that the foundation has decided to join hands with the states and the federal government to battle the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its corporate responsibilities.
Alhaji Muhammed Ibrahim also commended governor Ikpeazu for the visible infrastructural development project that his administration has been executing within the state. Some other notable dignitaries present at the vehicle presentation event includes:
- Mr. Kelechi Onuiri – facilitator of the BUA Group donation
- Sir, Ude Oko Chukwu – Deputy Governor of Abia State
- Barrister Chris Ezem – Secretary to Abia state government
- Dr. Osuji – Hon Commissioner for health in Abia state
Meanwhile, there are ongoing efforts to boost COVID-19 testing in Nigeria, to better understand the viral disease and its infection rate. Below is a press video covering a recent discussion on this issue:
Discussion on Boosting COVID-19 Testing In Nigeria