COVID-19: NLNG makes donations to Edo and Adamawa states


Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has donated medical equipment to Edo and Adamawa
states as part of its contribution to the N11.4 billion Oil and Gas Industry
Collaborative Initiative, spearheaded by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
(NNPC) to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edo and Adamawa states are the fourth and fifth state respectively to benefit from
the Company’s COVID-19 donations under the Initiative worth N476 million. Other
states that have benefited include Lagos, Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom states.
The donations were made by NLNG’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer,
Engr. Tony Attah, who was represented by General Manager, External Relations and
Sustainable Development, Mrs Eyono Fatayi-Williams.
The donations, worth over N234 million, will go to support COVID-19 response by
the state governments as well as support the Stella Obasanjo Memorial Hospital,
Benin and the Federal Medical Centre, Yola.
The equipment donated in Edo State include electric 4-section profiling hospital
beds, alpha active mattresses, portable patient monitors with digital technology,
dual-channel IBP, EtCO2 (sidestream) – PHASEIN, thermal array recorders, wall
mount for truscope series, volumetric infusion pumps, boxes of infusomat space line
standard, infusion syringe pumps, boxes of perfusor line, perfusor syringes (20ml
and 50ml) and docking stations for pumps.
Also donated by the Company were Fred PA- I, suctioning machine, bedside
cabinets, overbed table examination lights, bedhead service system, cubicle curtain,
crash cart, patient trolley-LG20, drug trolley, clinical waste bin, sharps bins, drip
stands, units of DVT prevention system, DVI garments (calf), and chart board
In Adamawa State, NLNG donated ventilators, syringe pumps, suction machines,
defibrillators, ICU bed, bedside cabinets, mattresses, pillows, hospital cart
(resuscitation carts), I -Stat reagent/blood gas/electrolytes analyser, I-Stat cartridge
and analyser, infusion pumps, haematology auto-analysers, chemistry analyser and
blood/fluid warmer.


Other items include electronic patient monitors, coagulometer, CRRT machine, blood
bank cold centrifuge – 8 buckets, dental chair, Apheresis machine, Dicom printer
(OKI) ES8431 DME & UPS, resuscitation bed stethoscope, weighing scales,
sphygmomanometers, infrared thermometers, nebulizers, autoclaves, wheelchairs,
examination gloves, hand sanitizers, digital BP monitors, delivery beds and
respirator surgical masks.
In a brief remark, Engr. Attah emphasised the need for Nigerians to stay on course
to defeat the virus, adding that NLNG’s contribution to the fight against COVID-19
was in line with its vision of “…helping to build a better Nigeria”.
The Managing Director commended the state governments for its persistence and
resilience in fighting the pandemic and effectively managing the impact on the lives
of Nigerians and the economy.
Earlier, NLNG had made donations to the Rivers State Government; Bonny Local
Government, the base of its operations; and to residents of Bonny Island with
medical supplies and materials worth about N1billion.
The company’s other interventions in Rivers State include training of medical
personnel on Bonny Island, donation of food items as palliatives, the upgrade of
specific facilities at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) and the
provision of a 24-bed treatment centre at the Bonny Zonal Hospital for residents of
Bonny community.

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