Oyo State Receives N344m As Support For Fight Against COVID-19

Oyo State Government has so far received the sum of N344,131,223.99 as cash donation to the fight against Coronavirus in the state.

Individuals and corporate organisations donated the sum to the state government.

Aside from cash donations, the state also received relief items expected to be distributed to residents.

Following the outbreak of the virus, the state set-aside three bank accounts to receive donations and support from the people.

The state received N198,136,674.00 through the United Bank for Africa, while N100,405,534.30 was received through First Bank of Nigeria and N45,589,015.69 through Unity Bank.

In a breakdown of the donations published by the state government, N28,500,000 was donated by CSR – UBA while CSR – Unity Bank donated N10,000,000.

Also, De Damak Nigeria Limited /Alh Chief Dawud Akinola donated N20,000,000, Lateef O. Fagbemi and Co donated N10,000,000 and Ledco Limited donated N5,000,000.

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