COVID-19:KGIRS extends gesture to Kogi Specialist Hospital, Nigeria Correctional Service

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Kogi State Internal Revenue Services (KGIRS) has donated sanitary items to the State Specialist Hospital and the State Command of Nigeria Correctional Service in Lokoja.

A statement from the information unit of the Service, signed by Muhammad Mukhtar Idris said the gesture was part of the efforts by the Service to prevent the spread of the global pandemic into the state,

Presenting the items to the two Agencies in Lokoja,the Executive Chairman of KGIRS, Mr Aliyu Inda Salami, said that the initiative was to help in curtailing further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Salami, who was represented by the Head, Customer Relations of the Service, Hajia Hameedat Yusuf, disclosed that the donation was also done as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) of the Service to the people of the state.

The executive chairman, who noted that the hospital had contributed immensely to the state, urged the management of the hospital to continue the good work of saving lives.

Receiving the items, the Acting Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Prof.Isah Adagiri Yahaya, expressed gratitude to the management of KGIRS for the initiative

Yahaya, who was represented by Dr. Steven Shuaibu,
assured that the hospital would utilise the aids for the purpose they were meant for.

He, however, called on other corporate organisations and individuals in the state to emulate the gesture demonstrated by the revenue body.

In the same vein, the Comptroller of the Kogi State Command of Nigeria Correctional Service, Mr Malaka Ohakacine, lauded the Revenue Service for the show of love.

The comptroller, who represented by the Service’s Chief Operation Officer, Mr Amalu Boniface, expressed optimism that the items would go a long way to assist “the sanitisation of the Correctional Centtre.”

Duaglobalnews, an online publication, reports that the items donated include hand sanitizers, face masks, hand gloves, and antiseptic liquid soap.

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