Chinese Firms Donate COVID-19 Protective Kits to Finance Minister
Two Chinese firms, China Great Wall Industry Corporation and China General Chamber of Commerce have donated Covid-19 protective kits and masks to the Federal Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning. This is in their efforts towards stemming the rise of Covid-19 in Nigeria.
The two companies who have made the donations as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) towards the fight against the scourge in Nigeria, were in Abuja received by Honourable Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed.
Presenting the items to the Honourable Minister, Mr. Ye Shuijin, President of the China General Chamber of Commerce, said the Chamber is a representative of all Chinese companies in Nigeria. According to him, the donation is their own contribution to the fight against Covid-19 in the country and to assure Nigerians and other investors of the effort of government to curb the pandemic.
Receiving the donation, Mrs. Ahmed commended the company and the Chinese government for its long standing partnership and friendship. According to the Minister, “China has met Nigeria at a point of its needs and we are proud of our relationship with China and we are unapologetic about it”. She said Nigeria and China is a family and we want that to continue. She promised that the items would be judiciously deployed.
The items included personal protective equipment (PPE), facemasks, hand thermometers and thermal thermometers.