The leadership of Living Faith Church Worldwide, popularly known as Winners’ Chapel International, donated medical resources and food items to the Lagos and Ogun State Governments to support their efforts in the fight of the Coronavirus disease.
Among the medical and health resources are two ambulances with capacity for first aid, test and treatment of those infected or on emergency resulting from the infection.
Lagos and Ogun states will receive an ambulance each to boost the disease control measures and treatment.
Other items include 20 cartons of latex hand gloves (10 boxes per carton), 10 cartons of disposable face masks (40 boxes per carton), 40 pieces of infrared thermometer (gun-shaped type), 500 pieces of personal protective device (PPE) Hazmat suit, two boxes of pulse ox meter (10 per box) and two cartons of blood pressure monitor (10 per carton).
Bishop, David Oyedepo, stated that the church would continue to render medical, material and spiritual support to the government and the people to ensure that the situation in Nigeria did not explode or become intractable.
Food items which were meant for immediate distribution to the less privileged were also given. They include 400 bags of rice, 150 bags of beans, 400 bags of garri, 500 gallons of vegetable oil, among other items.
The chairman of the church’s editorial and media board, Prof. Sheriff Folarin, said in a statement on Tuesday , “The church will not relent in offering help and partnering with government at all levels and responsible agencies, to tame COVID-19 and other monsters such as hunger and illiteracy, that have, in more recent times, shortchanged humanity.”