Petroleum industry’s COVID 19 donations hit N21b


By John Ofikhenua, Abuja

Total petroleum industry donations for the fight against the COVID -19 yesterday hit N11billion as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) announced additional contributions of N11billion. The corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, made this known in a statement. He said the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has handed over five ambulances to Secretary to Government of the Federation, cum Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce for the Control of Coronavirus (Covid-19), Boss Mustapha.

Obateru, quoted the corporation’s Group Managing Director as saying that the ambulances marked the first instalment of Industry collective donation of N11billion, now shored up to N21billion. Aiteo Exploration and Production Company Limited, an NNPC Joint Venture Company partner donated the ambulances. Handing over the ambulances to Mustapha, the Minister of State for Petroleum…



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