April 17, 2020

COVID-19: Vava Furniture donates truck of food items to Lagos Govt

COVID-19: Vava Furniture donates truck of food items to Lagos Govt

In support of the Lagos State Government’s effort in combating the dreaded COVID-19 Pandemic and the attendant socio-economic effect, Vava Furniture has donated a truck loaded with assorted food items to the State.

The company stated that the donation of the relief materials is in support of the war against COVID-19.

The company also disclosed that it will send extra 500 boxes to Noella Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation currently sharing relief materials in all parts of Lagos, and another 500 boxes to Ogun State to be shared by the company’s workers to residents of the State.

Speaking about the donation, the founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vava Funiture, Ambassador Michael Tawadrous, said: “The Board of our company has approved the donation of 1000 packs of assorted food items in support of the State Government’s Effort in combating the dreaded COVID 19 Pandemic and the attendant socio-economic effect.

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“We are happy and impressed with the excellent performance of the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his team since the outbreak of this pandemic. The efforts of the government have assured us that the war against the pandemic shall be fruitful in no distant future.

“We believe that the private sector is an integral part of this war, and we hope our little donation will assist the government in cushioning the harsh economic challenges faced by the populace as a fallout of the pandemic.

While receiving the donation, Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal, acknowledged the kind gesture of Vava Furniture and the company’s founder.

He assured that the Lagos State government will make judicious use of the items.

He also expressed his hope that soon the war against COVID-19 shall be over.