COVID-19: Okun People To Raise N500M For Palliatives

COVID-19: Okun People To Raise N500M For Palliatives


LOKOJA – The Pan-Okun People Relief Response Agenda has begun a massive fund raising programme aimed at ensuring effective health care delivery across Okunland as well as ensure the procurement and distribution of consumable and non- consumable items to the people to cater for their needs in these challenging times.
The fundraising programme which is being organized through funds sourcing, donations of consumables and non-consumable items aimed at delivering unprecedented palliatives to the people of Okunland, especially in citizens- welfare and healthcare under the Chairmanships of Professor Olu Obafemi (Elders Advisory Council), and Prince Sola Akanmode (Steering Committee) has a deadline of two weeks.
The Pan-Okun Relief Response project was established to cushion the effect of the rampaging COVID-19 Pandemic amongst the people of Okunland in Kogi West Senatorial District.
According to a statement from the General Secretary of the Project, Dr. Ronke Bello, the categories of the prospective donors are: Okun Sons and Daughters (Home and Diaspora), Friends of Okun as well as corporate organizations, especially those whose operations are located or goods consumed in Okunland.
The project targets the sum of  N500 million Naira and the bank account for the project is domiciled at the United Bank for Africa(UBA)with account number  1022765498.
“Funds generated at the end of the day would be targetted towards rehabilitating the decrepit health facilities spread across Okunland, equip them as well as provide succor for the people through donations of food items amongst others.”; the statement reads.

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