One of the first generation bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has donated the sum of 28.5 million naira to Kogi State towards the state’s efforts against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The donation was received on Monday on behalf of the state government by the Deputy Governor and the Chairman of the Kogi Covid-19 Squadron Committee, Edward Onoja.
He thanked UBA for supporting the State Government at this trying period, urging other corporate organisations to emulate the good gesture of UBA.
The presentation ceremony was witnessed by top government officials and management staff of the UBA.
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