Chevron Nigeria Limited, operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has made a donation of a Polymerase Chain Reaction laboratory to Warri Central Hospital in a bid to support the Delta State government in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
It also made the donation of test kits, medical consumables, four air conditioners, refrigerators, and a 50-KVA soundproof generating set, as well as the renovation of the four-room laboratory building provided by the Delta State government.
The general manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Esimaje Brikinn, in a statement after the handover ceremony, said;
“We are happy that our partnership with Delta State has led to improvements in the people’s quality of life through our investments in Education, Health and Social Infrastructure, and the sponsorship of manpower development programs in the health and educational sectors.”
On her part, Director of Health Services/CEO Delta State Hospital Management Board and representative of the State Commissioner for Health, Mrs. F. E. Omoraka said;
“We want other oil multinationals to emulate the good gesture of CNL in partnering with the state government to make life meaningful for the people of Delta State,”