Julius Berger Nigeria, the engineering construction giant, has extended its donation of necessary hospital supplies and palliatives to communities and hospitals in the country.
Recently, Julius Berger took its hospital supplies donations to the Umaru Musa Yar’dua Memorial Hospital at Wuse in Niger State, and also to the Primary Health Care Centre at Jere, Kargako Local Government Area in Kaduna State. But during the week it extended this corporate social responsibility initiative to more communities and Primary Health Care Centres along the Abuja-Kano Road corridor.
The Julius Berger hospital palliatives donation team from the Abuja-Kano Road project, donated more hospital beds, this time to Jaji Primary Health Care Centre, Labar Health Clinic, Zango Aya Primary Health Care Centre, Namadi Sambo Primary Health Care Centre, Sanusi Dantata General Hospital, Bebeji Kano State; and the Kadawa Basic Health Centre in Garun Mallam Local Government Area of Kano State.
The Julius Berger hospital palliatives donation team also made a donation of personal protective equipment to the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), a frontline agency of the government, in the determined fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The executive management of Julius Berger believes that like the hardworking frontline medical personal at the nation’s hospitals, the officers and men of the Nigerian Immigration Service who man the entry and exit points into and out of the country, are also frontline warriors who need every assistance and protection all well-meaning citizens, whether individual or corporate, can offer them in their heroic and patriotic work to contain the COVID-19 threat,” said Prince Moses Duku, group head, media relations of the company.
On hand to receive the Julius Berger team at Jaji was Iliyasu Magaji, head of the primary health care facility; and at Labar by Zubairu Hamza, head of the clinic, as well as by Rufai Dikko, the village head of Labar. Shehu Idris, the village head of Zango Aya, and Danjuma Bako, head of the Primary Health Care Centre, were also on hand to receive the Julius Berger CSR team. At the Namadi Sambo Health Care Centre, the head of the centre, Hudu Wada received the Julius Berger team.
Since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in the country, Julius Berger has consistently lived up to the pledge by Lars Richter, its managing director, to continue to assist the government and people of Nigeria to the best of its ability in the fight to contain the spread and impact of covid-19.
In the fight to roll back COVID-19, Julius Berger’s corporate social responsibility contributions has ranged from food supplies, personal protective equipment, necessary clinical beds and mattresses as well as an ambulance vehicle, amongst others to Local Councils, communities, hospitals and government-nominated covid-19 isolation centres across the country.