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Fidelity bank boltsters fight against Covid-19 in Kebbi, donates N5m

Fidelity Bank has lent its support to the Kebbi State Government in its consistent and determined efforts to contain the scourge of Covid -19 pandemic in the state, with a donation of N5million.

The bank, on Tuesday donated the money, in support of the provision of palliatives to vulnerable persons suffering hardship arising from the covid-19 pandemic.

The Cheque for the amount was presented to the Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Suleiman Muhammad Argungu (Jarman Kabi), by the Regional Manager of the Bank, Mallam Salihu Jibrin,at the Government House, Birnin Kebbi.

He assured the state government that, the bank would be an active partner in the fight against the dreaded Coronvirus disease by providing more possible assistance.

” Although the donation of five million naira by the bank could be described as a token, it would aid ongoing efforts by the state government in containing the covid-19 scourge,” he averred.

The Regional Manager announced that, the money would be remitted into the state government’s account by Wednesday, May 20,2020.

Responding, the Chief of Staff, Suleiman Muhammad Argungu, thanked Fidelity Bank for the invaluable gesture, on behalf of Governor Atiku Bagudu and Kebbi state government.

He said that, all donations received from various sources were handed over to the state Task Force on covid-19, for proper management.

He commended Chairman of the Task Force on Covid -19, Commissioner for Health, Jafar Muhammed (Clean), and his team members, for doing a marvelous job in curbing the spread of the dreaded corona virus disease, as well as providing treatment to persons who have tested positive for the disease.

The Branch Manager, Fidelity Bank, Birnin Kebbi, Musa Isa and the Branch Manager, Sokoto, Bello Aliyu, accompanied the Regional Manager to the Government House, Birnin Kebbi, for the historic presentation of the donation.

Signed :

YAHAYA SARKI
Special Adviser (SA) Media to Kebbi State Governor
20/5/2020

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