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The Unilever Nigeria has donated 340 packets of lifebuoy soaps to the Office of the Wife of the Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun.
PLATFORM TIMES reports that the 340 packets of soaps will be distributed across the three senatorial districts of the state to stem the spread of the disease among the residents of the state.
The wife of the Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun who was represented by a Chest Physician from the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, OOUTH, Sagamu, Dr. Bolanle Adefuye said hand washing among other measures was key to abate the spread of the disease.
The first lady also highlighted other measures to include keeping social distance, not picking the mouth or nostrils, covering the mouth when coughing and sneezing into the elbows.
Abiodun advised that the residents should strictly adhere to personal hygiene.
The Director, Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Business, Unilever Ghana and Nigeria, Mrs. Soromidayo George, who presented the donated soaps, said it was necessary to support the state in it’s efforts to curtail the spread of the disease and show care to the people.
She commended the state’s responsiveness to the pandemic and promised the company’s support at all times to the wellbeing of the citizens.
Also the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker appreciated Unilever and it’s team for the support assuring them that the items brought would be put to effective use.