The Ministry of Health in Ogun State has again received another donation of automated hand washing equipment from a private company, known as Tonso Elite Enterprise in the state.
The commissioner for health, Dr. Tomi Coker who was represented by the permanent secretary, ministry of health, Ogun state, Dr. Ayinde Adesanya Ekundayo commended the company for its support towards fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.
He described the gesture as novelty, appreciating the youths for their love and support for the state.
Dr. Ekundayo also thanked the donor for deeming it fit to give back to society, promising that the equipment will be put to good use.
He said, ''This is highly appreciated and it is a great nolvety from our young ones, with this initiative, we hope that our young ones are busy, and when they are busy, devil will not find work for them to do, so we are so grateful about it, especially bringing it to ministry of health''.
''We are going to showcase this, We are going to put it on news media and am sure this one will be a commercial venture for initiators of these in the nearest future'' He concluded
Meanwhile, the chairman of the company, Kalu Solomon added that gesture became imperative in order to curb the spread of the diseases through regular hand washing particularly during this Covid-19 pandemic period.
He said, '' We are here to donate water dispenser and hand sanitizer to the ministry of health, Ogun State,
''Since we are faced with the global pandemic, and the ministry of health are the frontliners fighting this pandemic in the state so we as a company, deamed it fit to support them with this to fight the pandemic. In as much all of us are suffering from this, government too should support we the youths and every body general in this country to fight this pandemic''. He added
Also, the Chief Executive Officer of Tonso Elite Enterprise Limited, Uweshi Clinton also added that the gesture was as a result of the company's love for the state, saying that, that was why they have come to o give back to the society.
''We came here give back to our society at large by donating the contactless automated hand dispenser and washing machine to the ministry of health. We know already that we are in a situation, as a country , where the corona virus has really impeded a lot of things and this one of the ways we can help to reduce this by bringing the contactless hand washing machine and sanitizer'' He concluded
The Vice chairman, NANS, JJC Ogun axis, Ekundina Segun who honored the programme described the donation as a welcome idea.
He urged other young entrepreneurs and companies to emulate Tonsol Elite Enterprise, saying that it will the nation a lot.
Comrade Ekundina commended the donors for their gesture, saying that this will help the state to flight the corona virus pandemic to a barest minimum.
He said, ''I am here to honor this programme because the MD, CEO, the chairman, the general manager are the students and the fact that these people are students of my school, I deemed it fit to be here today, to honor this programme. I see this as a welcomed idea, if Nigerian youths and other enterprise can emulate this company, I believe that the better Nigeria, we have been clamouring for we will get there''
''I also want to call on the state Governor, prince Dapo Abiodun to look for means to empower more youths in the state, am sure they will make sure they come and give back to the society as part of their corporate social responsiblity''
He therefore appreciated the company for deeming it fit to support the state against covid-19 pandemic.