By Godwin Oritse
IN support of the solidarity action initiated by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the benefit of vulnerable people in the fight against COVID 19, Tin Can Island Container Terminal, TICT has donated N100 million to the Federal Government’s Covid-19 Relief Fund.
TICT, a multinational port operating company with its terminal located at the Tin Can Island Port Complex Lagos, contributed to support the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
“The donation to the Federal Government is in line with the company’s collaborative approach to acting and be recognized as a proactive and pioneering change agent, keen and able to positively contribute to the development of Nigeria and the well-being of the citizens. We must also observe all other precautionary measures including social distancing, frequent handwashing with soap under running water, and the use of masks and gloves as may be applicable,” said Etienne Rocher, Managing Director of TICT.
In addition to measures taken by TICT to prevent the disease, the company has also advised port workers and port users to adhere strictly to safety guidelines issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other governmental authorities to stop the spread of the virus.
Tin Can Island Container Terminal ensures continuity of Nigerian supplies and is unwaveringly committed to continuous investment in port development in Nigeria, even as it positions itself as a recognized industry player within the African continent.
TICT has made significant investments in infrastructure work and equipment and employs nearly 625 people, to make it’s terminal the most efficient terminal in Nigeria’s economic capital, linking with the metropolitan area and its industrial centers through motorways and the promotion of waterways development.