Coronavirus: Adesola’s CEO of First Bank Donates N1Billion to Nigeria


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Managing Director/CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Limited Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan has joined corporates and business leaders from Nigeria in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic that has infected 111 people in the country. Below is a statement from First Bank.

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First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Announced Monday That it Will donate N1 billion to Nigeria to tackle the coronavirus COVID-19 in Nigeria.

“Following the President’s address to the nation on Sunday 29 March, we can update that at FirstBank we have reviewed our Business Continuity Plan in line with the 14-day stay home directive for Lagos, Abuja and Ogun are fully prepared to provide essential Banking services through our alternate channels.”

“Furthermore, FirstBank has donated N1B towards the joint effort which no doubt will go a long way to rapidly expand health facilities especially Testing, Isolation and actual treatment as well as the ICU facilities being promoted as part of the Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) intervention.”

“We promise to continue to look at all areas of intervention where our business infrastructure, reach, digital platforms and other natural strengths lie and can be deployed to further support all efforts for Nigerians; young and old alike.”

“To that end, we will continue to communicate ways in which we can do more.
We thank our community of friends, customers and other stakeholders who have continued to send us ideas and initiatives and are gladdened at the solidarity we see as Nigerians come together to tackle this under one umbrella.”

“Please stay safe and let’s work together to keep Nigeria safe,” Dr Adesola Adeduntan, FCA, FCIB CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited
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