By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Gombe State taskforce on COVID-19 has received more donations from illustrious sons of the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), to the Governor, Ismaila Uba Misilli.
The Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN), Mr Edward L. Adamu donated 1, 500 hand sanitizers, 100 facemasks and 100 personal protective equipment.
In a letter conveyed to the state’s covid 19 response team, Mr Edward Adamu said the gesture was to contribute his quota in complimenting the Gombe state government’s effort in fighting the scourge.
“In order to curb the spread of the virus in Gombe state and the country at large it is pertinent for all and sundry to team up with the government in fighting this pandemic in whichever way possible”, the CBN Deputy Governor stated.
In a similar development, a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ali Isa JC has also donated the sum of 1 million naira to the taskforce on covid 19.
Hon. Ali JC, who represented Balanga/ Billiri Federal Constituency said the cash donation is his modest contribution to the collective effort aimed at containing the coronavirus pandemic in Gombe State.
Receiving the donations, Chairman of the state task force on covid 19, Professor Idris Mohammed thanked the donors, saying the gesture will go a long way in supporting the fight against the contagious disease in the state.