Lagos state governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, by Island Club to assist the
government in the continuing battle to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
members of the Island Club to Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja,
Chairman of the Club, Prince Philip Kola Abumere, said the gesture became
necessary following increasing number of cases with attendant deaths and the
need to support the state government in fighting the war together.
that we are all aware of what is going on all over the world and particularly
Lagos. And Lagos State is carrying a big burden of the population of this
worth it and as a Club, we feel concerned to assist financially and that was
why members of the club on their own donated N10.076 million voluntarily to
help the state government tackle the pandemic.”
out from the club’s purse, but through voluntary donations from members.
Lagos State was doing something, we should support the state. About 200 members
donated,” he added.
commit to help the state government to tackle the pandemic.
Lagos should support this administration and the state government to fight
do so, because we don’t know who it will affect next. And half of the world
could be washed out if diligent efforts are not set in motion, which, if that
does, is not ideal for you and me. “And the state needs money to fight the
cause, reason every resident should be involved.”
Soyannwo, who represented the governor, commended the club and its leaders for
their assistance in the battle against COVID-19.
funds would be judiciously disbursed.