As part of efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus disease in Gombe State, the State Government has received additional support to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the state.
A corporate body, the Keystone Bank Plc, has joined other corporate bodies in donating some operational supporting items to the state Task Force on COVID-19 to compliment the government’s effort in fighting global plague.
The Gombe Branch Manager of Keystone Bank Plc, Mr Liyo Mohammed who made the presentation on behalf of the bank’s management said the financial institution resolved to partner Gombe state government in the campaign against the covid-19 pandemic through such support.
Items donated include 5 sets of hospital beds and mattresses, 300 pieces of 100ml hand sanitizer, 60 packs of face masks and 60 packs of hand gloves.
Mr Mohammed said in line with the bank’s corporate social responsibility, Keystone is determined to support the state at this trying time when the world is faced with the ravaging pandemic.
Similarly, the Task force has received a personal donation of 2 oxygen concentrators from Hamza Yuguda, Manager, Gombe Branch of Guarantee Trust Bank, GTB, in support of the state Government’s containment efforts against covid-19.
The Chairman, Task Force on COVID-19, Professor Idris Mohammed while receiving the items, appreciated the management of Keystone Bank and Hamza Yuguda for the timely support, assuring of judicious utilisation of the materials donated.