One of Nigeria’s biggest financial institutions, FirstBank Pc has announced the donation of N1billion towards the joint effort by the Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 Pandemic.
While reiterating its commitment to the safety of all Nigerians, Firstbank noted that the donation will rapidly expand the health facilities; especially Testing, Isolation, treatment and the provision of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) facilities pivotal to controlling the spread and importantly, treating individuals diagnosed with COVID- 19.
This donation is in addition to the Bank’s drive to move one million children to e-learning, together with an early partner – Roducate – as recommended by the Ministry of Education, Lagos State.
“We promise to continue to look at all areas of intervention where our business infrastructure, reach, digital platforms and other natural strengths lie and can be deployed to further support all efforts for Nigerians; young and old alike,” said the Bank’s CEO, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan.
In line with the 14-day stay home directive for Lagos, Ogun and FCT Abuja by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Bank has also reiterated its preparedness to provide essential banking services through its alternative channels to its customers and the public at large which is in line with its robust Business Continuity Plan.