Oyo Govt Launches Covid-19 Accounts to Facilitate Donations
Efforts by the Oyo State government to contain and control the COVID-19 pandemic from spreading in the state has received major boosts as well-meaning individuals from within and outside the state joined the fight against the virus through financial donations.
This followed the setting up accounts named Oyo State COVID-19 Endowment Fund in three banks.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa notes that the government believes that the setting up of the accounts would allow members of the public interested in supporting the efforts of the Oyo State government to readily make donations.
According to the statement, the state’s Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinola Ojo, gave the nod for the operation of the accounts, which will remain the only avenue by which financial contributions can be made to the state.
The statement also indicated that those seeking to support the state with material donations could make further enquiries by calling 07055522222 and 09041474990.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Lateef Fagbemi and the chairman of the Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Chief Dotun Sanusi, who kickstarted the donations gave 10 million and 5 million Naira respectively.